Pet Connection Archive

Pet Connection: Meet Gibbs

There's a reason why people love puppies. Gibbs came to the KVRR Morning Show to visit live in-studio with his buddy, Homeward Animal Shelter worker Heather Klefstad, and found his way right into everyone's…

Pet Connection: Meet Truly

This week's Pet Connection is truly a heartwarming tale of survival. Truly, a one and a half year old black lab mix, is just out of a long confinement and recuperation after undergoing surgery…

Pet Connection: Meet Earl

This week's Pet Connection is a little different than most -- because the Belgian Malinois, the breed of dog that's taking the world of K9 law enforcement work by storm, is a breed a…

Pet Connection: Meet Romeo

Romeo is one handsome charmer, but unlike his Shakespearean namesake, he's only looking for platonic companionship. That's because the roughly two-year-old pit bull terrier was neutered recently. 4 Luv of Dog rescue worker…

Pet Connection: Meet Tinkerbell

She has a sweet and sparkling personality, but the sugar in this girl's nature comes all from her and none from her diet. That's because this 8-year-old Maine Coon Cat is a diabetic and…

Pet Connectio: Meet Mango

  Mango the Goffin Cockatoo comes to us this week from the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education in West Fargo. Mango is about 16 years old and loves to play and entertain…

Pet Connection: Meet Breezy

Some of us find the extremely physically fit intimidating. Others find them inspiring. With Breezy, it's hard to find her anything but adorable. The 2-year-old pit bull cross with the impeccable pecs of stopped…

Pet Connection: Meet the Star Wars Gang

With warm weather, the end of the school year and the premiere of much-awaited summer movie season, there's another seasonal activity that comes around like clockwork: kitten season. That's where Jill Lamp and this…

Pet Connection: Meet Salem

There's a lot of mythology about black cats, some of it based on bad luck, much of it based on a legendary connection to witches. Salem, a 3 1/2 year old neutered male, was…

Pet Connection: Meet Jasmyne

There's really no way to say it -- her pictures just don't do Jasmyne justice. Soft-spoken, soft-furred, and with a soft, goofy, slightly-cross-eyed gaze, Jasmyne the cat charmed everyone on the set of the…

Pet Connection: Meet Sparrow

She's a breed we don't see a lot of in this region's shelters, and that's likely because they get snapped up right away by would-be pet parents. Sparrow is a 5-year-old Golden Retriever/Irish Setter…

Pet Connection: Meet Murphy

Murphy is a Congo African Grey parrot. He's available for adoption through the┬áCenter For Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education in West Fargo. He's described as a ham! Murphy is 27 or 28 years…

Pet Connection: Meet Topanga

Whether you think of Topanga as being named for the sunshiny canyon in Los Angeles, or the equally sunny character on "Boy Meets World," this is a dog with a smile as bright as…

Pet Connection: Meet Ziggy

Casey Backhaus with the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education joins us with Ziggy on this week's Pet Connection. Ziggy is a Blue-Face Amazon parrot. He's grown a lot more comfortable with…

Pet Connection: Meet Durand

Durand and his friend Carrie from 4 Luv of Dog stopped by the KVRR morning show to visit with Emily Welker live in-studio about what it would be like to bring the 80-pound, 1-year-old…

Pet Connection: Meet Tux

Tux is a two year old male with much of the classic good looks of a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, a water-loving breed with a big heart, an athletic build, and a warm disposition. Tux…

Pet Connection: Meet Chance

  Chance's story is a particularly heartbreaking one. The three and a half year old pit bull terrier was recently returned to Diamond in the Ruff rescue after a potential adopter took him home,…

Pet Connection: Meet Peyton

Peyton is a ten month-old boxer who, like most dogs that age, appears at first glance to be a full-grown dog. But dogs this age still have some filling out to do, and emotionally…

Pet Connection: Meet Bella

And we're not saying she's smart just because she laughs at Emily's jokes, right on cue. Bella and her rescue worker, CAARE avian rescue worker Casey Backlund, stopped by the KVRR morning show for…

Pet Connection: Meet Sugar and Shasta

Sugar and Shasta are a bonded pair who stopped by KVRR with Homeward Animal Shelter worker Heather Klefstad for a live in-studio interview with Emily Welker about looking for a forever home for this…