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Picking the perfect pup: Hunters offer advice for choosing the correct retriever

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — Each of the three Lab pups had a jawful of a stuffed toy that looked like a bone. The pups were just 6 weeks old, tawny and pudgy and over-pawed. Each thought he or she deserved complete control of the bone.
They tugged. They yanke…continue reading on

Two puppies stolen in pet store burglary

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL, S.D. — Two 8-week-old puppies were stolen during a break-in shortly before 2 a.m. Tuesday at a Mitchell pet store.
Ed Anderson, owner of Ed’s Pet World, said the thief broke into the store through a back door not often used by employee…continue reading on

Helen, one of 9 abandoned puppies, dies

July 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN Helen, one of the nine puppies whose owner tried to bury them alive at a construction site in western North Dakota, died Friday night.
Ashley Kurtz, founder of Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue in St. Paul posted an announcement on the organization’s Facebook page Friday. Continue Reading

Nine puppies getting help from volunteers after escaping death

June 19, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

The nine puppies who narrowly escaped being buried alive Saturday morning are in good hands now, thanks to the combined efforts of multiple rescue groups, volunteer bottle-feeders and a welcoming beagle family.
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Puppies rescued after owner tried to bury them alive

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

Puppies for sale

July 30, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

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Governor Dayton brings new puppy to work

March 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Gov. Mark Dayton’s new puppy, Wanamingo, was guest of honor at a state Capitol ceremony but the black German shepherd that Dayton calls “Mingo” was more interested in sniffing carpet in the governor’s office. Continue Reading

Local rescue group takes in 16 puppies

January 24, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

Snowing cats and dogs isn’t always a good thing for the cats and the dogs.

A cold, snowy winter, like this year, can be dangerous to furry friends left to un-insulated buildings and cages similar to chicken coops. Raising purebreds to sell, some breeders don’t take the best care of the animals, especially in winter, said Becky Johnson, one of the organizers of Prairie Paws Rescue.
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