EH? PLUS For horses, of course
A book fair at Barnes & Noble will benefit a therapeutic riding facility in Esko.
People can visit NCRides information table at the bookstore from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday to pick up a voucher to... Posted on 11/19/13 at 11:00 PM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Dogs Who Survived Puppy Mill Need Families
Many of the dogs rescued from puppy mills have lasting issues. Some of them are health-related, like urinary tract infections, dental problems that have required removal of teeth or worse.
Other issu... Posted on 11/19/13 at 2:42 PM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Speciesism, livestock and hunting
Some farmers and farm group officials pride themselves on understanding the other side of controversial issues. For instance, they make a point of reading anti-GMO literature; they figure that doing s... Posted on 11/8/13 at 10:19 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Animals Animals! ANIMALS!... Posted on 11/1/13 at 7:36 AM
OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Minnesota state park access will vary during special deer hunts
Deer hunts are scheduled at several of Minnesotas state parks this fall to help control the deer population. When there are too many deer in an area, the native plants and animals can be negatively af... Posted on 9/30/13 at 12:36 PM
A trainer at the Lake Superior Zoo possibly was bitten by a tiger Monday night. Or was it the fence? It has not been determined conclusively whether Jennifer Eickhoff was bitten or if the finger got caught in the chain-link fence.
As Arlette Moen walks down the row of kennels at the Circle of Friends Humane Society in Grand Forks, she plucks a treat from a bowl and offers it to the barking dog on the other side of each gate. The tenants of the space known as the big dog room has just a few of the more than 100 animals staying in the shelter.
While humans are usually the focus of Red River Valley Habitat for Humanity, the organization called on Grand Forks businesses to build homes of a different sort this year for a fundraiser — doghouses.
A visitor showed up in the yard at my cabin Wednesday afternoon, small, dark and uninvited. Turns out that some play time in the yard with my cocker spaniel mix Lena and I turned nasty in a hurry, thanks to the visitor.
A pit bull is trapped at the bottom of a pumping station near a New Orleans levee. Rescuers joined by a Louisiana prison inmate out on work release are frantically seeking to pull the dog to safety. This is real-life drama and the television cameras are rolling.
A U.S. federal judge on Friday tossed out a lawsuit seeking to block inspections of horses destined for slaughter, potentially clearing the way for the resumption of equine killing for human consumption.
Stitches and a veterinary visit to fix 9-month-old Kimber’s cut tongue cost $700. While the animal rescue took care of the bill from Kimber’s stitches, seeing those high numbers prompted the Johnsons to start researching pet health insurance providers.
Ginger was giving out sloppy French kisses here Saturday afternoon. Man, woman or dog – she didn’t care. Ginger was one of several pit bulls manning (or is it dogging?) the canine kissing booth outside local shelter 4 Luv of Dog Rescue, where dozens of dogs and their owners gathered for National Pit Bull Awareness Day.
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