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Homeward Animal Shelter celebrated National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day

The shelter had coffee, cookies and cuddles for all.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Homeward Animal Shelter and Fleet Farm teamed up to celebrate National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day. “Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens is what we do and we just do our best to find them their perfect families,” said Homeward Animal Shelter  Marketing Director Heather Klefstad. Homeward invited people in the community to enjoy free cuddles with…

First Responders rescue dog stranded in the icy Sheyenne River in Horace

The rescue was caught on camera by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

HORACE, N.D.- “At approximately 8:54 this morning, the 9-11 dispatch in Fargo received a call of a dog that was in the Sheyenne River in the town of Horace,” says Cass County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Craig Keller. “The dog was pretty much in the dead middle of the river. I’d say it was approximately 30 feet from the shoreline. 20…

People Are Being Duped By Pomeranian Dog Scam

Fargo Police reporting that over the past few days they have taken two reports

FARGO, N.D. — They are cute but the scam being run involving Pomeranian dogs is not cute at all. Fargo Police reporting that over the past few days they have taken two reports where victims thought they were buying Pomeranian dogs through an online sale. In both incidents, the victims were contacted multiple times for additional payments, and shipping information…

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….