Dogs

Fargo Woman Writes “Rescue Matters” Book, Part of Proceeds Go to Animal Shelter

C.J. English released her book on Dec. 19

  FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo woman wanted to do something a little different to help out a dog shelter so she did what she does best: write about it. C.J. English wrote the book “Rescue Matters” which talks about the Turtle Mountain Animal Rescue shelter and the importance of rescuing animals. For every copy sold, half of the proceeds go…

Fetchers Let’s the Dogs Out at After Hours Party

they do it every first wednesday of each month

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a party your dog won’t stop barking about. Fetchers, a doggy day care center in Fargo, held an After Hours Dog party because even your pup needs to have a little fun during the winter. More than 40 dogs of all ages and breeds wouldn’t stop wagging their tail as they met all kinds of new, furry…

4 Luv of Dog Rescue Holds 10th Annual Silent Auction

This is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the organization

FARGO, N.D. — There’s a way to help save dogs in the community while also getting some early Christmas shopping done. 4 Luv of Dog Rescue held a silent auction and social, which is their biggest fundraiser of the year. There are hundreds of auction items for both your furry and human friends. People could enjoy a cash bar, raffle, and…

LIVE: Downtown Dogs Help Dogs And Owners Find New Friends

Meet Dogs And Dog Owners At Local Tail Waggin' Events

  Rachel Mrozinski with Downtown Dogs Fargo joins Adam with her dog, Quincy. Rachel started Downtown Dogs to help bring dogs and their owners together. They partner with local businesses to create spaces for dogs to gather during cold winter months. During the summer, Downtown Dogs hosts Tail Waggin’ Wednesdays at the Dike East Dog Park in Fargo from 6:30-7:30…

Kilstone Brewing Holds “Pups on the Patio” Fundraiser

They had a costume contest for dogs

FARGO, N.D. — Kilstone  Brewing teamed up with “4 Luv of Dog Rescue” to raise awareness about rescuing animals in need. They had a puppy photo booth, along with a costume contest for dogs. There were free samples of homemade dog treats. Every person who registered got a free beer. “There are far too many dogs and cats out there that…

LIVE: Paws Walk To Help Local Shelter Pets

Rocco Joins Us To Promote Homeward Animal Shelter Fundraiser

Heather Klefstad with Homeward Animal Shelter joins Adam to talk about the 28th annual Paws Walk. The walk is Tuesday, July 24th from 6-8 p.m. at Rheault Farm in Fargo. The 1/2 mile walk raises money to pay for food, shelter, and veterinary care for shelter animals. Heather brought along a friend to help promote the walk, Rocco, an 11-year-old…

Therapy Dogs Helping Young Readers Gain Confidence in their Skills

By the end of each story, the kids are better readers than when they walked in

WEST FARGO, N.D. — When you’re young, speaking in front of a crowd or reading in a classroom can be intimidating. But KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how one local dog is helping kids get over that fear and become better readers. When reading a story, the tall tales are not always about the beginning, middle or end. It’s about…

Man Makes Stop in Fargo In Quest to Visit All 50 States with Rescue Dogs

Lee Asher and his pups stopped by Homeward Animal Shelter to meet people and play with dogs

FARGO, N.D. — One man’s journey to visit all 48 continental states with his six rescue dogs made a pit stop in Fargo. Lee Asher visited Homeward Animal Shelter to let people play with his four–legged friends and talk with people about the benefits of helping animals in need. Asher plans on stopping at one animal shelter in each of the…

Rescuing Your Pet During A Fire

Firefighters and EMT's say their first priority is always to rescue humans before animals

FARGO, N.D. — No one was injured in a balcony fire last night but firefighters did have to revive a cat. Since many consider their pets to be a part of their family, KVRR’s Danielle Church found out what you should do to safely evacuate everyone, including your pet, during a house fire. During a house or apartment fire, many times…

Crews from Fargo and Moorhead Respond to House Fire

Passerby saw smoke, alerted woman so she and her three dogs could get out safely

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Firefighters from Fargo and Moorhead extinguished a house fire on the 200 block of 9th Street South in Moorhead Friday afternoon that was first spotted by a passerby. The driver then alerted a woman, who quickly fled the house with her three dogs. No one was hurt. When firefighters arrived, they noticed a fire in the back…