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Fargo K9 Duo Remembers America’s Top Dog Victory

The Duo Moved Onto The Final Rounds That Will Air Later In The Year

FARGO, N.D. – For TV star and police K9 Falco and his handler, Officer David Cochran were told they would be competing in the A&E’s America’s Top Dog it was an exciting moment for the pair. “We had auditioned for a spot on the show so they have really must of liked him so very neat opportunity,” Cochran said. Cochran…

Grand Forks Fire Crews Rescue Dog From Storm Drain

Scott and Melissa Badger called authorities about their Springer Spaniel, Kenai

GRAND FORKS, ND –A happy ending for a Grand Forks family whose dog got trapped in a storm drain. Scott and Melissa Badger called authorities about their Springer Spaniel, Kenai, around 10 Sunday morning. The dog went through the discharge grate and was unable to get out. Fire crews could hear the dog but couldn’t see him. They removed a…

Man Who Drowned In Goose River Possibly Trying To Save Dog

Searchers recovered the body of 59-year old Kelly Lipsiea

PORTLAND, N.D. — A man who drowned in the Goose River in Portland, North Dakota on Sunday may have been trying to rescue his dog, according to authorities. Searchers recovered the body of 59-year old Kelly Lipsiea in an open area of water on the iced-over river. A deputy was called to the park on a report of a vehicle…

A Dog Doctor Brings Joy to the Village Family Service Center

He and therapist Shauna Erickson are a registered therapy team

FARGO, N.D. — An unconventional doctor at the Village Family Service Center is helping people from all walks of life. His name is Doctor Spencer Reid, CGC, AKC. “More credentials than his mama,” clinical supervisor and child therapist Shauna Erickson said. Dr. Reid is a dog. His credentials stand for Canine Good Citizen and American Kennel Club– essentially obedience certification….

Animal Caught In Moorhead Is A Cross Between A Dog And A Wolf

"Church" was the name given to the animal by its owner, who isn't able to care for him

MOORHEAD, MN — Police have determined that an animal that had been sighted in Moorhead for about a month is a dog-wolf cross. Capt. Deric Swenson says the hybrid, believed to be about a year-old, is not allowed in the city as a pet. “Church” was the name given to the animal by its owner, who isn’t able to care for…

Family Pet Dies In House Fire, One Cat Revived After Being Given Oxygen

Firefighters Were Called To The Fire In Larimore Wednesday Night

LARIMORE, ND — Two people escape a house fire in Larimore but one of their pets died in the fire. Crews were called out to the 200 block of 3rd Street East around 7 o’clock Wednesday night. The basement was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene. Four pets were in the home at the time of the fire….

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…

String of Shootings and Dog Killing Related

Investigators believe the incidents are connected but they are still looking for who's responsible

POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A rash of shootings is the cause of a dog’s death and property damage throughout Polk County. The sheriff’s office says a dog was shot and killed and numerous vehicles were hit in the Northland and Sandsville Township. Investigators believe the incidents are connected but they are still looking for who’s responsible. Anyone in the area…

House Starts On Fire While Family Is At Funeral

Family Dog Was Killed In The Blaze in Walcott

WALCOTT, N.D. — A house in Walcott, North Dakota started on fire while the family was at a funeral. Smoke was coming through the roof and windows when fire trucks arrived at the Wesley Fornshell home this afternoon. The Fornshells have five children and were attending a funeral at the time of the fire. The family dog died despite life-saving…