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Grand Forks Humane Society Celebrates Pet Adoption This Week

November 12, 2012 in WDAZ

It’s “Crazy About Critters Adoption Week” at the Circle of Friends Humane Society. Continue Reading

BLACK OUT? Black dogs, cats often last to find homes and the first to be euthanized

December 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Do people discriminate against black-coated pets? As strange as it may sound, the answer appears to be yes. Black pets often are the last ones to be adopted and the first in line to be euthanized in a phenomena that even has a name “black dog syndrome.” Continue Reading

Circle of Friends celebrates rescued dogs and people who give them a second chance

October 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

People who love dogs would love Deb Erickson, the way she flops onto her carpeted floor and wraps her arms around Barnaby, a border collie mix who came to her an outcast, shy, shaking and afraid even to look her in the eye. Continue Reading

MARILYN HAGERTY: Dog park goes to the dogs (and cats) Sunday

October 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Dogs will have their day. Cats, too, this Sunday. That’s when the third annual All 4 Fun Dog Festival is planned by Circle of Friends Humane Society. Continue Reading

Humane Society to hold third annual dog festival

September 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Circle of Friends Humane Society of Grand Forks holds its third annual All 4 Fun Dog Festival, noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 9 with a demonstration from the Grand Forks Kennel Club, doggy games, contests and more. Continue Reading

Circle of Friends animal shelter to host annual dinner, auction fundraiser

May 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Circle of Friends Humane Society is asking Grand Forks residents to “raise their paws” to benefit homeless and unwanted pets at a dinner and auction fundraiser this week. Continue Reading

CDC says Grand Forks rabies incident highlights risks for employees

January 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A rabies incident last March at Grand Forks’ Circle of Friends Humane Society highlighted the risk faced by animal shelter employees across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report distributed this week. Continue Reading