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11th Annual Craft Fest showcases local businesses

"Local businesses, especially local makers, are the heart of what makes a community unique and thrive."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The 11th annual Unglued Craft Fest is giving people in the community the opportunity to help support local businesses. People who attended the fest had the chance to participate in a scavenger hunt while shopping at 45 different local vendors. Vendors had the chance to showcase some of their best work by selling one of a…

First indoor dog park in ND opens its doors in Fargo

The co-owner of Rainy Days Indoor Dog Park says about 700 people registered to be members.

FARGO, N.D. – Rainy Days Indoor Dog Park opens its doors in Fargo. Nine-month-old Buddy is a happy, playful golden retriever. Being still a pup, he is also very active, making it sometimes hard for his owner Sarahi to keep up. “A lot of chewing on the walls. He likes to chew on furniture. Yeah, if we don’t get his…

Struggling to stay afloat amid the pandemic, K-9 recreation center hosts dog diving fundraiser

FARGO, N.D. — A K-9 recreation center is hosting a winter fest dog diving event to help raise funds and keep its doors open. Rocket Dogs K-9 Aquatics & Wellness Center opened its doors earlier this year, but due to unforeseen circumstances amid the pandemic, business quickly dwindled. This K-9 event encouraged pet parents to a free will donation to…

Holiday-themed corgi pack walk encourages safe socialization amid pandemic

FARGO, N.D — A holiday-themed pack walk brings together holiday attire and corgis from across the metro. The walk, hosted by the Northern Corgis, took place at Island Park in downtown Fargo. The corgis and even some of their owners were dressed in festive clothing for the gathering. The walks are meant to encourage socialization and exercise. Although the walk…

Pet boarding service helps spread holiday cheer for sheltered animals

Donations help benefit furry friends at Adopt-A-Pet Rescue

As the Christmas holiday approaches, one local pet service is partnering up with a nonprofit to make sure our furry friends receive some much needed holiday cheer. Wags Stay N Play pet service is accepting contributions for the Adopt-A-Pet rescue all month to help local sheltered animals have a tail wagging holiday season. The rescue will be accepting anything from…

Second Annual Corgi Race Takes Place As Part Of The Fargo Food Truck Fest

About fourty five corgis took part in this year's event.

FARGO, N.D.- Corgis from all over the Upper Midwest raced to raise money for 4 Luv of Dog rescue in Fargo. There were eight races with five to six dogs competing in each one. The top three winners got some prizes, including chew toys and treats. But for the organizers, the real prize is providing a way for people to…

Rocket Dogs K9 Aquatics and Wellness Center Reopens

Only seven weeks after opening the facility, Rocket Dogs Aquatic had to temporarily close its doors

FARGO, N.D.-¬†Owner Julie Saatoff was just building up her clientele when COVID-19 hit the F-M area. “Let’s say this. I’m going to try not to go bankrupt. I don’t have any employees. I do this all myself, and I’m going to try to stay afloat,” she says. Even with the struggles brought on by the pandemic, Saatoff remains optimistic that…

Social Distancing: Treat Yo Self

Humans And Animals Deserve A Treat During This Pandemic

  One of the favorite things my girlfriend and I liked to do in the before times was go out for apps. Every couple weeks we’d hit up one of our favorite local restaurants for happy hour and get four or five different appetizers. So I took a stab at creating one of the most iconic dishes in the region…

Two Pets Perish in South Fargo House Fire

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

FARGO, N.D.–Two dogs died in a house fire in south Fargo on Thursday. The Fargo Fire Department reported to 1708 20th Avenue South at approximately 9 p.m. and found the home filled with black smoke. The fire had burned itself out before firefighters arrived. Officers say the homeowner was at work when the fire started and returned home to find…

Increasing Amount Of People Turning To Fostering Animals During Social Distancing

On Average Homeward Animal Shelter The Gets Only About 1 To 2 Foster Applications weekly, But In The Past Week That Number Has Jumped To Over 20.

FARGO, N.D. — Homeward Animal Shelter in Fargo says they have been seeing a recent spike in people looking to adopt. On average the organization gets only about 1 to 2 foster applications weekly, but in the past week alone that number has jumped to over 20. “We continue to get animals into foster and adopt out animals so we…