November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized
Months after his rescue from a puppy mill outside Wheatland, N.D., little Buickâs socialization skills have improved, though he remains cautious about strangers â and he still needs a permanent home.
More than 174 dogs were saved from a breeding…continue reading on jamestownsun.com
July 29, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
Twice every month, the Reiten family drives about 45 miles to clean, distribute food and water and do laundry for no charge, for clients that never speak a single word of thanks. Continue Reading
July 25, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
Animal rescue organizations in multiple states, including Prairie Paws Rescue of Jamestown, are seeking temporary foster homes for most of the 182 dogs taken from a Wheatland, N.D., puppy mill earlier this month.
The dogs initially numbered 168, but two litters of puppies were born after they were taken from the farm of dog breeder Darcy Smith on July 10. Since then, they have been under quarantine at Casselton Veterinary Service.
July 9, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
Picking an animal hoarder out from a crowd of other pet owners isn’t necessarily easy and neither is defining the problem.
June 18, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
Assessments of the 28 dogs rescued from a hoarding situation over the weekend revealed that they could potentially need up to $10,000 for medical care.
June 16, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
An attempt to bury nine puppies alive Saturday at a construction site near Divide, N.D., failed when another person heard the dogs’ cries. Continue Reading
April 25, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
Even a seemingly safe home can become a minefield of toxins for pets, and owners need to take precautions if they want to prevent pet poisoning.
“Treat your house like you’re childproofing it,” advised Dr. Dawn Entzminger, who sees about 40 to 50 pet poisonings a year at her practice, Dr. Dawn’s Pet Stop.
March 20, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
Al and Dorothy Mayer believe their 3-year-old Manx cat Stuffy traveled from the Valley City to their farm north of Jamestown during some of the coldest winter weather the area has experienced in at least two years.
The couple said they believe Stuffy made the trek because he didn’t come home for dinner on Jan. 29, the same day Al traveled from their home to Minnesota to pick up some horses.
February 25, 2013 in DL-Online
FARGO Bill Kiefer and his bay mule made a conspicuous presence at last summer’s Cow Town Hoe Down celebration in New Salem. Kiefer, a stranger to most in this farming and ranching community of 951 in western North Dakota’s Morton County, gave rides to kids on his mule one afternoon during the annual July festival, which features a parade, street dance, cow chip tossing contest and demolition derby. Continue Reading