Dogs

Love Being Active Outside with Your Pet? Know the Signs of Heat Stroke in Your Furry Friend

Veterinarians are asking pet owners to make sure to keep an eye out for their pets when it comes to the dangers of heat stroke.

  NATIONAL — You know how important it is to drink a lot of water when out being active in the sun and the heat, but don’t forget about your animal companions. Veterinarians are asking pet owners to make sure to keep an eye out for their pets when it comes to the dangers of heat stroke. They say when…

Lemonade Stand Helps Dogs at a Moorhead Car Dealership

One of the dogs has apparently become a local celebrity

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Several dogs stopped by Muscatell Subaru in Moorhead and they weren’t there to buy a new car. Pooches from 4 Luv of Dog animal rescue showed up for Y-94’s final Lemonade Stand of the summer. Proceeds go to the rescue while visitors got free engraved name tags for their pets. They had many people throughout the afternoon…

Fargo Brewing Company Celebrates Anniversary with Dog Expo

Shelters and dog-related businesses were all in attendance

FARGO, N.D. — Craft beer connoisseurs brought their fluffy four–legged friends to the brewery.  The Fargo Brewing Company hosted their second “Hair of the Dog” expo. Twelve shelters and local businesses came out to mingle with the pups and enjoy a locally produced pint. They set up a tent for a Shakey Graves concert on Tuesday to celebrate the brewery’s…

Over $30,000 Raised at 27th Annual Paws Walk

They're still counting up the event's donations as of Tuesday night

FARGO, ND — Many sets of feet and paws trotted around Rheault Farm to help a local animal shelter. About 250 people and 177 dogs showed up to the 27th Annual Paws Walk to help Fargo’s Homeward Animal Shelter. Rumor has it there were even a couple of cats who joined the walk. Their goal is to raise $35,000 from…

Minneapolis Woman Wants Police Officer Charged After the Shooting of Her Dogs

After the homeowner's daughter accidentally tripped the home burglary alarm, an officer responded nearly 30 minutes later and the shooting took place. KMSP Fox 9 reporter Iris Perez reports from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A Minneapolis woman is seeking charges against a police officer after her two dogs were shot in her own backyard. “He doesn’t want to go in the backyard to use the bathroom,” said Jennifer Lemay as she talked about her dog who was shot by a Minneapolis police officer. From inside a bloodied safety cone, with his…

Shelters Dealing with More Animal Runaways During Fireworks Season

Shelters see an increase in animal runaways caused by loud fireworks

WEST FARGO, ND — Barbecuing and booming fireworks are usually the first things on everyone’s mind on July 4th, but our furry friends at home may not share the excitement. The sound of fireworks can strike fear in our dogs and cats. Veterinarians at the West Fargo Animal Hospital said even the most social of pets may struggle during the…

Verity Homes Donating Home Sales to Local Charities

Local charities are benefiting from a generous donation, thanks to Verity Homes and a national non–profit

WEST FARGO, ND — Local charities are benefiting from a generous donation, thanks to Verity Homes and a national non–profit. Verity Homes and HOPE International have teamed up for the “Homes for Hope” program. A ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the sale of two new homes in West Fargo and Bismarck that help promote affordable housing. The companies were…

Homeward Animal Shelter Helping Pets Find Their Way Home

Homeward Animal Shelter set up a microchip clinic for cats and dogs

FARGO, ND — Pups and kittens flooded in and out of Homeward Animal Shelter in order to get their identification. A Microchip clinic was set up at the shelter for any cat or dog over the age of eight weeks. The microchip was implanted by a licensed veterinarian by implanting a syringe under the skin between the shoulder blades. Shelter…

Mutts and Their Owners Take Over Gooseberry Park to Support Dog Rescue

The mut march was held in Moorhead ro raise funds for 4 Luv of Dog Rescue

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Gooseberry Park was overrun with pups for the fourth annual Mutt March. Golden retrievers, black labs and Yorkies spent the day in the sun for the fundraising walk, but with treat vendors and costume contests, it’s more than just going for a walk. “We have face painting we have a photo booth we have some awesome music,”…

Bark in the Park Brings Comfort to Humans and Pets

It's the third year the fraternities have teamed up with the shelter

  FARGO, N.D.–Getting ready for finals can be “ruff”, but winding down doesn’t have to be. Two NDSU fraternities partner with Homeward Animal Shelter to help students take a break. Sigma Nu and Sigma Chi held their third annual “Bark in the Park” fundraiser. The animal shelter brought along some furry friends to campus and students also brought their own…