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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…

West Fargo Family Displaced, Loses Pets In Fire

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Family pets are lost to fire in a West Fargo mobile home. Crews dispatched around 12:30 Sunday afternoon to 429 B Street on a report of a structure fire. They arrived to find the home in flames. No one was home at the time. Fire officials tells us there is significant damage and a number of…

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…

Patients at Sanford Children’s Hospital enjoy a pet parade to celebrate Halloween

About 25 people took part in the parade.

FARGO, N.D. – The F-M therapy dogs, Red River Corgis and the F-M Kennel Club team up to host a pet parade outside of Sanford Children’s hospital. The organizations wanted to cheer up patients who will have to miss Halloween this year. They brought their dogs dressed up in costumes and walked from the east side of the building to…

Social Distancing: Pandemic Stressing Out Pets

Plus, Voice Your Opinion On The New SpudMobile

  This pandemic isn’t just stressful for all of us. Our animal friends are dealing with the struggle just like us, only they have no idea what’s going on. Hopefully this morning, one animal who’s been stressed out by the pandemic can start getting some rest and relaxation. Our friends at C.A.A.R.E. bird rescue in West Fargo shared this photo…

Livestock and pet owners encouraged to be on the lookout for blue-green algae

Livestock, pets and children are most at risk of becoming ill due to the algae.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Blue-green algae may already be present in many bodies of water across North Dakota. The North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality says that while the algae is most common in late summer, it only takes a few hot days for the algae to bloom. The algae is known to produce toxins called cynotoxins that when ingested can cause vomiting,…

Menards Will Take Customers Temperature

EAU CLAIRE, WI — Your next trip to Menards may include having your temperature taken. The store based in Wisconsin has already started taking customers’ and employees’ temperatures as they enter their store in Eau Claire, WI. Pets and children under the age of 16 are no longer allowed in any Menards stores as a precaution. Jeff Abbott, a spokesman…