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 …
Deephaven residents are advised to be aware of coyotes and to keep a close eye on pets. One resident shared on the "Nextdoor Deephaven" site that his two standard Schnauzers encountered two coyotes near the Shavers Lake area around 6:30 p.m. on Monday.
Doux greets you at the door, ankle rubs, chatters and starts her loud purr. She is a 5-year-old, blue cream tortoiseshell cat found by a resident. Although initially hesitant, she loves attention and will climb into your lap hoping for tummy rubs, petting and head scratching. Doux is active,…
Sugar is a quiet, calm, easy-going, white female cat born June 2014. She likes petting and brushing, tolerates being picked up and carried, and will jump into your lap when you sit, staying for a short while. Sugar door-greets, and follows you around. She has a loud purr. Sugar, who is on th…
October marks the beginning of autumn in earnest and the favorite holiday of kids and kids-at-heart everywhere. Yet it is also the month of several important awareness initiatives: breast cancer, bullying prevention, and dyslexia to name a few. It is also National Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month, …
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