Are you looking for a beauty who wants to be the only cat? That’s Skittles. She enjoys sitting next to you and having her very soft fur brushed or petted. Skittles purrs on contact with its trusted person, tolerates being picked up, will rub against your face and knead the air. Skittles was …
Though shy with strangers, if Tessa trusts you, she purrs on contact. She jumps into your lap when you sit or lets you place her there, rolls over for tummy stroking and enjoys being held in baby fashion. Tessa gets along with most cats and dogs but hasn’t met kids, but should be OK with the…
Santa, it’s me Ozzie, remember the friendly boy born in 2009. Please bring me a family to love me for who I am. I’m not picky. They can have kids, nice dogs and passive cats. I’ll be quiet and interact with wands and cat toys. I need brushing, as I’ve got medium-length hair. I was emaciated …
This 1-year-old pitbull-mix girl is even-tempered, smart, affectionate and friendly with strangers. She reaches a paw up asking for attention, gives dog kisses, greets you at the door, follows you and does fine in the car. Morticia is 90 percent house-trained and is crate-trained but doesn’t…
I t wasn’t quite a Hollywood-style ambush, but the pup-arazzi prowled Prior Lake this weekend and spotted some fine-looking canines enjoying the warm breezes and cool waters. Seems nearly every dog loves to join his or her family for a little boat cruise now and then. See this story link on …
I’ve been spending a lot of time this spring filming some of the most strange and unusual mating rituals of the bird world. First I spent several evenings with the timber doodle --better known as the woodcock. How this shorebird of the woodlands started its elaborate late evening sky dance n…
Two miniature Pinscher puppies “need a little magic” to give them a chance at a normal life, according to the Eden Prairie shelter that’s caring for them.
Actions to improve grassland pheasant habitat and pheasant populations are off to a positive start, but much of the work remains ahead, according to a report card developed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources that tracks progress on the state’s Pheasant Summit Action Plan.
The Eden Prairie High School Student Council is planning a 5K race to benefit the nonprofit organization Can Do Canines.
Results from a recent statewide trumpeter swan survey show that Minnesota’s population continues to grow. It is now estimated to be around 17,000 swans, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Nongame Wildlife Program.
A German shepherd being cared for by an Eden Prairie-based animal rescue has gained a large Internet following after arriving in Minnesota about a week ago.
Prior Lake's Protecting Paws Animal Rescue will host its Fun Day Fundraiser from 12:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24 at Neisen's Sports Bar and Grill, 4851 W. 123rd St., Savage.
Merry Christmas. This column isn’t about the budget, taxes, 2040 visions or why the city is supposedly going to “you know where” in a hand basket. It’s about 17 pounds of dog that wiggles, jiggles, barks, chews and demands undivided attention.
When Eden Prairie’s Elaine Schneider brought her Shiba Inu Drusilla into the vet for dental work this past spring, she never dreamed that the dog would be fighting for her life.
On Saturday in Franlo Park, a group of volunteers was putting up signs and handing out fliers, continuing a search for Link, a papillon mix who had been missing since September.
This friendly, calm, buff colored tabby gal was born around May 2013. Olga talks to you if you are late for mealtime. She lets you hold her or will lap sit for a short while. Olga enjoys brushing, toy mice and balls, as well as interactive wand toys. Olga usually greets you at the door. She …
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