pets

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…

Animal Health Experts Say Low To No Risk Of Spreading Coronavirus To Pets

Experts, however, recommend not potentially exposing animals to the virus

FARGO, N.D. — Animal Experts in the valley are saying there is a low to no risk of the coronavirus spreading to your pets. Experts say according to the recent data from the CDC, that pets will not be negatively harmed by the virus or will spread. However experts recommend not potentially exposing animals to the virus. It’s also recommended…

Moorhead City Hall Holds Meeting To Tackle Turkey Population

The point of the meeting is to hear feedback from the community with the help of the Minnesota DNR and city officials.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People packed into the Moorhead City Hall to voice their opinions on what they should do about the increasing turkey population. The point of the meeting is to hear feedback from the community with the help of the Minnesota DNR and city officials. “Our role here is to be technical advisers on turkey management and other types…

Celebrating All American Pet Photo Day

We Show Off Pet Pics You Sent In

  July 11th is All American Pet Photo Day day. There’s little we Americans love more than sharing pics of our beloved pets.So we asked you to share pics of your favorite furry companions. And because everyone loves a cute furball, we’re sharing the pics viewers and KVRR staff sent in. Thanks to everyone who sent photos of their pets…

Tips to Keep Pets Safe During Fourth of July Fireworks

It's best to keep them inside in an escape-proof room

FARGO, N.D. –You might be enjoying the celebrations tomorrow night, but the Fourth of July fireworks can be a very stressful time for your furry loved ones. To keep pets from running away because of fireworks, Homeward Animal Shelter says it’s best to keep them inside in an escape-proof room. You can also turn on music to calm them down….

Fargo Police Responded To 37 Welfare Checks On Animals Left In A Vehicle In June

The average temperature was 85 with the hottest day last month being 95

FARGO, ND — Police in Fargo are reminding pet owners to never leave pets in a vehicle without it running in the summer months. The department responded to 37 welfare checks on animals left in a vehicle in June. The average temperature was 85 with the hottest day last month being 95. In three incidents, animals were removed from the…

4 Luv of Dog Rescue Hosts Microchipping Clinic for Dogs and Cats

52% of dogs with a microchip who go missing are reunited with their owners

MOORHEAD, Minn. — 4 Luv of Dog Rescue is making it easier for pet owners to keep track of their four–legged friends. Throughout the morning, people could bring their dogs or cats in to get injected with a microchip that contains the owner’s information. The Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association says 52 percent of missing dogs who have a…

If It’s Too Cold for You, It’s Too Cold for Your Pets; Limiting Exposure Outside

Staff with Homeward Animal Shelter say animals are just as prone to frostbite and hypothermia as humans

FARGO, N.D. — If you have a furry friend, keeping them inside as much as possible over the next few days is in both of your best interests. Staff with Homeward Animal Shelter say animals are just as prone to frostbite and hypothermia as humans. If you are used to taking your pets for a walk, or a few, this…

Kids Show Off Their Pets and Stuffed Animals at Moorhead Library’s Pet Show

They got to pick a category for their pet to compete in

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Kids got to show off their pets, whether they were real or stuffed animals, at Moorhead Public Library’s annual pet show. Kids picked a category for their pet to compete in, and they ranged from most unusual or friendliest to hairiest and most colorful. In the end, everyone got a prize. Librarians say the pet show is one…

Homeward Animal Shelter Holds Pet Adoption Event

They say they have many more cats than dogs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s never a bad time to have a furry friend in your life, and Homeward Animal Shelter needs your help to give pets a loving home. Homeward held a pet adoption event at Hornbacher’s in Moorhead to teach people what they need to know about the adoption process. They usually have around 10 dogs available, along with dozens…