OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Event will benefit Wildwoods and wildlife rehabilitation
Blue Lake Gallery in Canal Park and Wildwoods, a non-profit wildlife rehabilitation organization in Duluth, will hold A Gathering for the Animals from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Blue Lake Gallery, 395... Posted on 12/12/13 at 4:42 PM
EH? PLUS Moo-ving to winter
Have a cow? Want to learn a little more about saving money while improving soil fertility? Then moo-ve yourself to Cromwell on Wednesday.
The Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota is hosting a... Posted on 12/5/13 at 12:52 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
The fate of the Park River, N.D., chickens is going to the people. In front of an overflow crowd Monday, the City Council voted to put the city-dwelling chickens issue on the city election ballot in June.
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.
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