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.

Secondhand Hope

Secondhand Hope
2020 has been a stressful year to say the least.  Local animal rescue Secondhand Hounds is trying to alleviate some of that stress with their dogs.  They bring their calmest, best behaved dogs to visit assisted living and care facilities to offer comfort and companionship to residents.  The program is called, “Secondhand Hope.” Give...

Pumpkin Treats for Dogs & Cats

Pumpkin Treats for Dogs & Cats
Susan Frank with NutriSource shows how to make pumpkin treats for your dogs that they will love and are good for them too. PREP TIME: 5 minutes COOK TIME: 18 – 25 minutes TOTAL TIME:  30 minutes Ingredients 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats. (not the instant, quick, cooking kind). Reserve a little of the oat flour in a dish for...

Products for Your Pooch

Products for Your Pooch
Producer Lisa Adams, also known among her peers as “Dog Mom”, shows us some products she thinks you need to have for your own dog. Products Featured From: Lucy & Co Dog Threads The Foggy Dog Pure and Good