adoption

4 Luv of Dog Rescue Shows Off Pups During National Adoption Weekend

Murphy, Moby and Buzz are looking for their forever homes

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — For National Adoption Weekend, 4 Luv of Dog Rescue brought some of the pups to PetSmart. This afternoon, Murphy, Moby and Buzz were looking for their future family. The shelter usually brings dogs to PetSmart on Tuesday nights. Now that summer is coming to a close, volunteers will start bringing them over one weekend every…

Woodworth Woman Sentenced For Adoption Scam

Betty Jo Krenz entered Alford pleas to felony and misdemeanor charges of theft of property

JAMESTOWN, ND — A Woodworth, North Dakota woman has been sentenced to over four years in prison for an adoption scam. Betty Jo Krenz entered Alford pleas to felony and misdemeanor charges of theft of property. A charge of unauthorized use of identifying information was dropped. She acknowledges there’s enough evidence to be convicted, but she does not admit to the…

Homeward Animal Shelter Seeking Homes for Adult Cats, Kittens

The "Feline Frenzy" wraps up Sunday afternoon

FARGO, N.D. — Homeward Animal Shelter is looking for prospective families to adopt several of their adult cats. This weekend, people could adopt the felines for $25, or they can bring home a kitten for $65. They currently have 160 cats in their care, half of which are over the age of one. Heather Clyde, the Shelter Manager, says they need…

The Marshmallow Foundation Has Adoption Special for Surplus of Cats

They say they've seen an uptick in cats since August

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — If you’ve been thinking of adding a furry friend to your life, now could be the puuurfect time. The Marshmallow Foundation is having an adoption special. “The cats this year have been insane,” Cassi Ohman, manager at the Marshmallow Foundation, said. They say cats have been increasing at a fur–ocious rate since August. With over 100 cats…

General Mills Offers Employees Expanded Paid Time-Off

paid time off to care for an aging parent or ill family members and to bond with their newborns and adoptive children

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — General Mills is giving its employees more paid time off to care for an aging parent or ill family members and to bond with their newborns and adoptive children. The Minnesota-based company unveiled an expanded paid time-off policy on Wednesday. The updated policy for new parents and family caregivers is designed to keep the company competitive among…

Homeward Animal Shelter Holds Pet Adoption Event

They say they have many more cats than dogs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s never a bad time to have a furry friend in your life, and Homeward Animal Shelter needs your help to give pets a loving home. Homeward held a pet adoption event at Hornbacher’s in Moorhead to teach people what they need to know about the adoption process. They usually have around 10 dogs available, along with dozens…

Homeward Animal Shelter Drops Prices for Older Cats

The shelter is offering a fifty percent discount on adoption fees for cats six months and older

FARGO, N.D.– June is adopt a shelter cat month. Homeward Animal Shelter is dropping the price to help find homes for their older feline friends. This month, the shelter is offering a fifty percent discount on adoption fees for their cats who are six months and older. Between the shelter and foster homes, Homeward has more than 90 cats and…

“Meowmaste” Brings Together Cats and Yoga in West Fargo

All of the cats that accompanied the yoga participants came from the Homeward Animal Shelter

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you’re looking for a positive yoga experience, then why don’t you try to relax with some cats by your side? Homeward Animal Shelter and Healing Touch Chiropractic celebrate the one–year anniversary of “Meowmaste”, which helps people find their Zen with the help of their feline friends. Several cats prowled around the yoga studio to provide several…

Pet Connection: Meet Iris

IRIS COMES TO US FROM OUR FRIENDS AT 4 LUV OF DOG RESCUE

Iris is a Pitbull mix who is around five years old. She will be up for adoption in a couple months because she is recovering from heartworm surgery. Iris’s life has not been easy, before the discovery of the Heartworm she was rescued as a pregnant mother in a pound out of state for the fear she would die before giving birth to…

Senator Hoeven Hosts Fargo Woman Being Honored as an “Angel in Adoption”

Marian is in Washington, D.C. this week to be honored at the national Angels in Adoption congressional breakfast and gala

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator Hoeven played host to Marian Kadrie of Fargo whom he nominated to receive the Angel in Adoption award. Marian worked for 40 years in schools in Fargo and Moorhead and she has fostered more than 300 children during her over 30 years as a foster parent. She currently has two girls living with her. Marian…