Rudolph Poppe's golden retriever was old, could barely walk, and had defecated on his floor, so it's understandable that he decided to put the dog down. But the unfathomably brutal method he chose for that has him facing multiple felony charges.SEE ALSO: Mugshot of man allegedly responsible for NoDa ... More >>
All those dogs running around Lake Calhoun in the warmer months are deceiving: Relative to the rest of the country, not that many Minnesotans own a pet.See Also:- Internet Cat Video Film Festival purrs into Minnesota- Lily the black bear gives birth to two cubs live on webcam [VIDEO]- Minnesota's la ... More >>
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Rather than pay $103 in fees, Anthony Wagnoner broke into a Moorhead animal hospital and sprung his Labrador retriever Ace from the doggy slammer.For this idiotic crime, the 27-year-old was sentenced Thursday to two years and three months in prison, reports the Fargo Forum.Wagoner had ... More >>
Eric Weisman, an ex-chiropractor and purveyor of vegan pet food, pleaded guilty recently to three misdemeanor charges relating to his failure to obey a 2003 injunction barring him from the practice of veterinary medicine. Weisman received a year in jail and $1,000 fine for each charge, but will a ... More >>
James Schugel isn't the only one at WCCO who screwed the pooch on the duck/dog story.New details have emerged regarding the WCCO-TV story broadcast last Thursday that falsely claimed local dogs were being sold as meat for human consumption in New York City's Chinatown, and it doesn't look good f ... More >>
Accused of practicing medicine without a license, he says he only prescribed good nutrition
Roel Joseph Perez Major the Roseville police dog will never walk again, and may not ever be able to control his bodily functions. And it's all because of the way meth head Roel J. Perez Jr. attacked him so viciously during a botched robbery attempt last November. The 21-year-old Maplewood man pl ... More >>
Alma GuzmanTraditional Foods in trouble...again.After an E Coli outbreak this spring linked to raw milk, the Traditional Foods Warehouse buying club featured in Dish last year--a source of raw milk, kombucha, and other natural foodies favorites--was raided by Minnesota Department of Agricultu ... More >>
Focus shifting to treatment of the hoarder
Oreo's days of roaming the hillside above Concord Street in South St. Paul have come to an end.
Minnesota will start enforcing some new laws Saturday. It's time to make sure you're up to date so you don't get busted doing something stupid.
Wisconsin medical professionals are currently looking into stories of teenage girls ingesting cow drugs to end their pregnancies.
The story of the crazy St. Anthony cat lady who surrendered 118 cats from her mobile home just got much more depressing.
Attempts at state regulation fail, so activists try something new
Animal welfare advocates say the shelter could dramatically reduce euthanasia rates
'Tis the season to get bit by flying rodents. Pop quiz, hotshot: if you got nipped by a bat, what would you do?
Dr. Fran Smith knows the way to a canine's heart
Dr. Dolittle at Ordway talks with the animals; parents will like it too
Grab your tie-dyes and incense, the Summer Sheep Tour is heading to Pipestone on July 9. Larry Goelz of the Pipestone Vet Clinic will discuss "Breeding Time Management and Scrapie Resistance," Rob Rule of Iowa Lamb will explain "What Kind of Lamb the Packer Wants/Needs," and Bob Koehler from the Uni ... More >>
Critics say the Animal Humane Society's method of dispatching the unadoptable is cruel. It's certainly becoming unusual.
Tales from the other University of Minnesota hospital
Just like their people-treating counterparts, veterinarians are discovering that holistic therapies can be both good medicine and good business.
If the UM couldn't buy pound animals for its student vets to practice spaying and neutering, it would have to buy from sources like farms that breed animals exclusively for research.