Steve at Purrniture

Steve at Purrniture
Steve took a lot of trips around the Twin Cities. We travel back to one of his most memorable stops with TCL camera man Seth Holst, right down the street at Purrniture - and to top it off, we welcome a surprise guest.

Doggy Bunk Bed

Doggy Bunk Bed
All dog lovers probably know the struggle.  We are talking about sharing the bed with your four legged friend and having your dog take over your space.  A Tower, Minnesota mom has created a solution to the problem with her Doggy Bunk Bed. The Doggy Bunk Bed is available at Pet Stuff in Minnetonka, or order online here.  Order now and get...

Pet Carbon Monoxide Safety Day

Pet Carbon Monoxide Safety Day
We’ve heard about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning but did you know your pets are susceptible too? Sharon Cooksley from Kidde explains the signs and says it’s a great time to make sure your home is protected for all the members of your family. Signs of Poisoning in Pets: Deafness Coughing Seizures Disturbance in...

Barkitecture

Barkitecture
In July, we introduced you to Bennett. He’s a 10-year old boy born with Spinabifida that was surprised with an incredible space by Joy Collaborative.  They’re an organization where a team of designers, architects, builders and volunteers come together to create what’s called a Joy Room. The designers and builders are at it again but...

Homemade Dog Treats

Homemade Dog Treats
Laurie Crowell from Golden Fig Fine Foods shows us how to make dog treats at home in these dog days of summer! Peanut Carrot Oaties  2/3 C old fashioned oats 1/2 C peanut butter (unsweetened) 6 TB applesauce (unsweetened) 1/4 C wheat bran 1 carrot shredded Mix together, flatten in bottom of muffin pans and refrigerate until set....

Golden Retriever Life

Golden Retriever Life
Ellie the Golden Retriever and her owner, Kevin Bubolz, are showing what life is like with a lovable furry friend.  Golden Retriever Life on Tik Tok went viral last winter when they participated in the popular “Flip the Switch” challenge. Follow Kevin and Ellie on Tik Tok @GOLDENRetrieverLIFE.

Pet Landscapes

Pet Landscapes
Pets, and especially dogs, can do a number on your landscaping.  There are ways to help your pets and your outdoor spots live in harmony.  The Managing Editor of Tiger Oak, Angela Johnson, shares the ideas from the articles on this in their community magazines. Click here for more information.

Weird Pet Behaviors Explained

Weird Pet Behaviors Explained
Have you ever seen a cat get the zoomies and wondered what in the world is going on?  Or perhaps you’ve seen a dog eating grass, or worse yet, something weird or downright disgusting.  For pet owners, these behaviors can be confusing and even a little off-putting. Steve got together with pet expert Susan Frank to learn why our pets do such...

Adding a Second Dog to the Family

Adding a Second Dog to the Family
If you’re thinking of adding a second dog to your family, it can be one of the mose rewarding experiences watching them interact, but it can be challenging too at times.  The host of Raising Your Paws podcast presented by Nutrisource Pet Foods, Susan Frank, gives some helpful tips to making this addition successful. For more information...

University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital: Meet Rocket

University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital: Meet Rocket
If you are a dog owner, then you know what unconditional love is.  Dogs are very intuitive and often know what you need, when you need it.  That’s why service dogs in hospitals are so important.  Just before the pandemic, Rocket joined the team at the U of M Masonic Children’s Hospital. Kelli chats with Rocket’s owner, Anna Dressel...

Ruff Start Rescue

Ruff Start Rescue
The huge winter storm that hit the state of Texas not only affected the people of the state, but the pets too.  One Minnesota organization, Ruff Start Rescue, is working hard to find safe homes for the animals in need.  Azure Davis, Ruff Start Rescue’s founder explains how you can help.

Feline Facts and Food

Feline Facts and Food
Did you know that cats are believed to be the only mammals that don’t taste sweetness?  Also, that their peripheral vision is much better than humans, and that they can jump up to six times their length?  Susan from Nutrisource Pet Food has more feline facts and some info on feeding them.

Winter Pet Care

Winter Pet Care
While your furry friends may be better equipped to handle the colder temps, there are still some things we need to consider when keeping your dog safe in winter weather.  The host of Raising your Paws podcast presented by Nutrisource Pet Foods, Susan Frank, has some tips. Nutrisource Pet Food is a local, 3-generation family owned Minnesota...

Exercising Your Pet in Winter

Exercising Your Pet in Winter
With the colder weather, it’s a little harder to exercise our pets.  Susan Frank, the host of Raising Your Paws podcast presented by Nutrisource Pet Foods, shares a different way you can wear your pet out. Nutrisource Pet Food is a local three-generation family owned business from Minnesota.  NutriSource has a new treat manufacturing...

Pets and Holidays

Pets and Holidays
There are a lot of fun parts of having a puppy join in on the holiday festivities, but it can also be a dangerous time for them too.  Susan Frank, host of Raising Your Paws podcast presented by Nutrisource Pet Foods, has some pet safety tips to pass on. Related: The Pet Poison Helpline 855-213-6680 Nutrisource Pet Treats

Advice for New Dog Owners

Advice for New Dog Owners
Both Steve and Kelli recently added furry babies to their families.  Steve welcomed a soft coated wheaten terrior named Rex and Kelli added Penny the miniature poodle to her mix.  We call in the expert, Katie K9 to answer some of those puppy questions.