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Dog takes up painting, works sold online

Dogs can do many amazing things, but one pooch in Minnesota can paint pictures — not with his paws, but with a brush on canvas; he’s also sold some of his art pieces.

by Michele C. Hollow
February 27th, 2015

Veterinarians take posts on Capitol Hill

Three veterinarians will join the ranks on Capitol Hill, and will take up posts in the offices of senators from Illinois and Minnesota, and a representative from Nebraska.

by DogTime
November 14th, 2014

Dog elected mayor in Minnesota

Talk about rocking the vote: In Cormorant, a tiny village in northwest Minnesota, a Great Pyrenees named Duke was elected mayor in a “landslide” with 12 votes.

by DogTime
August 14th, 2014

First responders train to save pets

On a frigid February day, a Minnesota firefighter and his family put Bart, their 13-year-old German Shorthaired Pointer, in the laundry room of their home before leaving to run errands. Bart normally spent his time outdoors, but because of his age and the blizzard-like conditions, they thought he would be safer and more comfortable indoors.During […]

by Kim Campbell Thornton
July 23rd, 2013

Minnesota breeder regulation bill introduced

According to the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Minnesota ranked 14th in the nation for the state’s animal protection laws in 2012, placing the state in the top tier. But for the thousands of dogs and cats who still continue to suffer in puppy mills and kitten factories in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, the current […]

by dogtime
February 12th, 2013
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