animal safety

Animal care shelter to close after leaving dogs out in the cold

Dogs were left in subzero temperatures with brutal wind chills.

Dead pets found locked in rooms of Anoka County home

Officers went to the home after a neighbor requested a welfare check.

Someone's jamming fish hooks in meat and feeding it to dogs

The fish hooks were found hidden in chunks of meat.

Minnesota has the fattest dogs and cats, report says

Minnesota: the land of fat cats and plump pups.

Look out for this deadly weed that's blooming in Minnesota

It's spreading quickly in some parts of the state, and can be kill pets and people if it's eaten.

Look out for this deadly weed that's blooming in Minnesota

It's spreading quickly in some parts of the state, and can be kill pets and people if it's eaten.

Seriously, don't leave your pet in a hot car

It's extremely dangerous to leave your pet in the car in this heat.

Seriously, don't leave your pet in a hot car

It's extremely dangerous to leave your pet in the car in this heat.

A curious bear has been exploring yards in a Minnesota city

One resident said the bear had charged at him and his dog.

A curious bear has been exploring yards in a Minnesota city

One resident said the bear had charged at him and his dog.

Poisoned treats potentially fatal to pets found in Minnesota community

More tainted treats are found in Minnesota, so why do people do this?

Puppies 'literally born' during Wisconsin tornado need homes

The pups and their moms will all be up for adoption.

Puppies 'literally born' during Wisconsin tornado need homes

The pups and their moms will all be up for adoption.

Never leave a dog in a hot car, but don't break a window if you see one either

You can still help, but let law enforcement handle the situation.

In lawsuit led by MN beekeeper, judge rules EPA shouldn't have approved harmful pesticides

Neonicotinoids have been highlighted as a factor in the decline of bee populations.

Video: Animal control rescues stuck ducklings

The baby ducks fell through a storm drain.

Video: Animal control rescues stuck ducklings

The baby ducks fell through a storm drain.

Now possible animal poisonings are being reported in Apple Valley

Some pets and wild animals have apparently been poisoned.

Raccoons carrying incurable virus that infects dogs reported in 5 MN counties

Pet owners have been warned to keep their dogs away from dead or sick wildlife.