THE NEW FORTY There must be a lesson in here somewhere...
Two of my favorite things are fireworks and thunderstorms. Two of Cooper's least favorite things are fireworks and thunderstorms. Go figure.
Cooper is our big orange dog - the one that barks at anyth... Posted on 5/4/13 at 10:49 PM
THE DULLUM FILE Friends
As usual, had a great time emceeing the Raise Your Paws for Pets dinner last night to benefit the Circle of Friends Humane Society in Grand Forks. It's also great to see the event grown so much in the... Posted on 4/5/13 at 6:38 AM
STAFF BLOG ADDICTED TO RUNNING Smell of the river
As my skis slid through the tracks in front of me, I noticed an unexpected sensationfill my entire being, from head to toe.
There I was, thrusting one foot in front of the other in rhythmic harmony w... Posted on 2/24/13 at 11:02 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Lawmakers look into pet mills, consider licensing and inspection
By Danielle Killey
Animals rescued from so-called puppy mills often are sick, starving and dirty. But groups like the Animal Humane Society cannot enter those sites until a complaint is lodged abou... Posted on 2/13/13 at 6:12 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Winter Visitor
I had planned on one more Christmas column this week but I found a
story that I want to tell today. Please have a nice time with your
family, take time to reflect on the true meaning of this h... Posted on 12/22/12 at 9:16 AM
Every dog has its day, and for Afghan pooch Aiden, today is for dancing lessons while cats Lucky and Missy are legally guaranteed their nightly shrimp dinners according to their owner’s last testament. These are just a few of the “Spoiled Rotten Pets,” a new television series.
Zeus the pit bull helps his owner slog through interval training and military crawls, Goldie and her master enjoy Tai Chi together and Izzie the three-legged shih tzu can't hike up the mountain but she acts as a hand weight for her owner's bicep curl.
Devils Lake city leaders hope there won’t be much growling Monday as they begin a public discussion on new laws that places more restrictions on pet owners. An effort in the fall to limit the number of pets per household was met with outrage, prompting the creation of the committee.
Real rabbits don’t lay eggs. They are not chocolate. But this is Easter Sunday and most everyone takes liberties with the lore of rabbits. The Easter Bunny is depicted as a creature carrying colored eggs. Never mind that chickens, not rabbits, lay eggs.
Nick was found by a north end resident who discovered the ailing animal lying outside his home and contacted the owners, Jen Maples and Master Sgt. David Crawley, an airman at Grand Forks Air Force Base.
Nick, a German shepherd that served 7 years in the military, including two tours overseas, has been missing from his home in the 1500 block of Fifth Avenue North area of Grand Forks since late Monday afternoon.
As the time nears for spring cleaning and companies offer more environmentally friendly alternatives to toxic cleaners, veterinarians say pet owners should keep in mind that what’s green to a human can be dangerous — even deadly — to animals.
Former North Dakota Sen. Kent Conrad is mourning the death of Dakota, his beloved dog and best friend. Reached from his Washington home on Sunday night, Conrad said the bichon frise died last Wednesday afternoon due to complications from lymphoma.
His owner didn’t fully wake up until the next morning when she came into her kitchen to find a wet floor. Agnes Larson said she blamed Clancy not realizing it was from the burglar's boots. “But then I found this crowbar laying there and the deck door ajar.”
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