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
REALLY EATING Looks can be deceiving...
I just took these cookies out of the oven. Do you want one?Probably not when you hear what is in them.
These are cookies I made for my dogs, Duchess and Buddy (we never say Buddy's name first, and I ... Posted on 11/9/13 at 10:23 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Animals, animals, animals
Somewhere in the mid-seventies, I watched a television show titled
Animals, Animals, Animals. It was canceled in the early eighties
and I know it was on Sunday morning because I used to catch ... Posted on 10/26/13 at 7:06 AM
THE NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND be on the look out for blue-green algae
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department advises hunters to be cautious with their dogs around water this time of year, due to potential health hazards associated with blue-green algae.
Dr. Dan Grov... Posted on 9/12/13 at 1:19 PM
THE NEW FORTY Perfect...unless you have alligators.
When I make travel plans for the family one of my first agenda items is making plans for pet care. Our dogs gleefully go to Sheyenne River Kennels - they love it there. I do believe they look forward ... Posted on 7/17/13 at 9:59 PM
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 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.
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.
The new leadership team for northern Minnesota's John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon expressed optimism Tuesday about restoring the struggling race to its former glory, when the nearly 400-mile haul along the north shore of Lake Superior rivaled Alaska's famed Iditarod for prestige and prize money.
Eight-year-old Ruth gets her teeth brushed once a week, at the same time she has her nails trimmed. It was her “stinky breath” that prompted Wanda Morstad, of Fordville, N.D., to start brushing her Australian kelpie’s teeth when the dog was about a year old, she said. That, and knowing what could happen if she didn’t.
Since February 2009, the staff at Westfields Hospital has gained three more pairs of helping hands -- and paws. Every month, three devoted dogs and their handlers volunteer as part of the hospital's dog therapy program, which was launched by social worker and dog-lover Suzanne Ballantyne.
With a large dog dangling from his right arm by its mouth Thursday, Andrew Ebertowski seemed to be in trouble. The dog, a 5½-year-old Belgian Malinois named Reno, is only doing what he does best — catching the bad guy.
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