Dogs

Homeward Animal Shelter Offers Microchip Clinic for Dogs

The chip is placed between the dog's shoulder and neck

FARGO, N.D. — Shelter managers say microchips are a pet’s ticket home.  Homeward Animal Shelter is offering microchips for dogs at $20. Staff at the shelter say dogs can’t feel the chip, which is placed between their shoulder and neck. The chip has a barcode put into a nationwide database to help locate lost pets. They say pet parents must remember…

Not Pets: Highly Trained Military Dogs at the Grand Force Air Force Base

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Travels to the Grand Forks Air Force Base to Learn How They Train Their K9's

GRAND FORKS, ND — People in the military know they sign on for rigorous training and strict discipline. As KVRR reporter Jackie Kelly found out, even the four-legged soldiers are treated just as equally. Jackie, along with Chief Photographer Patrick Conteh, traveled to the Grand Forks Air Force Base to learn about training military K9s. Staff Sergeant Hamilton said his day…

Like Your Pet Beside You While You Sleep? You Could be Doing More Harm than Good

The study was focused on dogs and owners who allow them to sleep on the bed with them

  NATIONAL — Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have completed a study on if it’s a good idea to allow your pets to sleep with you. The study was focused on dogs and owners who allow them to sleep on the bed with them. Researchers found the owners suffered from lower sleep quality, although the owners said they feel comforted…

Zorbaz Kicks Off Beardsley Marathon with Inaugural Dog Run

Runners and their favorite furry friends ran a 1.5 mile course, which finished at People's Park

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Zorbaz in Detroit Lakes is kicking off Dick Beardsley Marathon Week with the inaugural dog run! Runners and their favorite furry friends ran a 1.5 mile course, which finished at People’s Park. Humans participating got a Dog Run Finisher Shirt and all dogs got a dog tag medal and a Zorbaz bandanna. Registration for the run…

One Ticket or 10? What Would You Do if You Win Powerball’s $700 Million Jackpot?

It's the second largest drawing in Powerball history, the first being the $1.6 billion jackpot, won in January of 2016

FARGO, ND — A $700 million jackpot is on the line, and even though you have better odds of being struck by lightning than you do of getting six numbers to align with you, it’s not stopping people from buying up tickets. In fact, by the time the drawing takes place, you could be in the running to have much…

Husky Dogs in High Demand Due to Game of Thrones

Homeward Animal Shelter staff says people bring in huskies all the time because they can't commit to them

FARGO, ND — Game of Thrones fans are being encouraged to stop buying huskies because of how they’re portrayed in the show. According to a star of the HBO show, Peter Dinklage, huskies are in high demand because they look similar to the direwolves in the show. However, once owners realize how much work they are they’re abandoned. Homeward Animal…

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…