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Playtime Pet Events Hosting Its 3rd Event This Weekend

  FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — You have an opportunity to get your pets some exercise and socialization this weekend, escape the cold, help out an animal shelter and support student entrepreneurs at the same time. Playtime Pet Events was started by NDSU students as part of an entrepreneurship class. They create interactive events for dogs and their owners. Their third…

Students Hold Interactive Dog Walk

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Dogs in the FM area are being treated by NDSU students and their pet project, Playtime Pet Events.  “One of the assignments for the semester is to pretty much come up with a business idea and have some sort of prototype or service that shows what your business entails. So for ours, we decided to do…

Four pets die in Moorhead apartment fire

Two occupants of the unit were home and escaped safely.

MOORHEAD, MINN. (KFGO) – Fire caused extensive damage to a townhome in a four-unit complex plex in Moorhead overnight. Firefighters responded to the call just before midnight Sunday at 1816 Belsly Boulevard. Battalion Chief Dave Conrad says crews found heavy smoke and fire on the first floor of the two-story townhouse. It turned into a two-alarm fire with mutual aid…

Animal shelters see decrease in pet adoptions

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — An increase of abandoned animals has local shelters pleading for help. “In the FM area right now we’re seeing a huge increase in the number of animals that the shelters and rescues are taking in, unfortunately that leaves us very confined with what space we have available,” Homeward Animal Shelter Operations Director, Heather Clyde said. Heather…

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…