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Furry Friends, Forever Homes

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

This week, we introduce you to Bella, a super friendly, six-year-old Siamese cat. If her name wasn’t Bella, it could be “Cuddler,” as she loves to cuddle. She is definitely a lap cat who is perfectly content sitting with her people. While she does, she’ll talk to you, too, in the form of purring. Bella’s favorite […]

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

O, Henry! Take a look at this five-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier / American Pit Bull Terrier mix and get ready to fall in love! Seriously. O Henry is currently in foster care through A Rotta Love Plus (ARLP), and because he is house-broken and well mannered, the thinking is he once was a member of a […]

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

This week, we introduce you to a cool cat named Hot Sauce! Hot Sauce is currently being fostered by a nice family that she picked out herself. Last summer, she just showed up in her foster home’s back yard. Of course, at the time, the family didn’t realize they’d be fostering her, but no one claimed […]

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

This week, we are doing something a bit different. Rather than profile one or two animals looking for a forever home, we are featuring a special initiative that our friends at Pause 4 Paws are spearheading. Since 2011, Pause 4 Paws has raised money for a number of local rescue organizations. Now, however, their reach is […]

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

Are you ready to meet a sweet older pup? This is George! George is a beautiful Labrador Retriever mix who’s about eight months old. He is currently in foster care with MN PAWS, and is very much looking forward to his forever family finding him. A few things to know about George: he is super shy […]

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

This week, we introduce you to Willy, a 10-year-old Jack Russell Terrier who is currently in foster care through B.A.R.K. Sadly, he was left unclaimed at a local impound for over a month. When B.A.R.K. got him, he was dirty and desperate for attention, but now he is cleaned up and ready for a new home. […]

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

This week, we are highlighting three cats that were recently brought to Minnesota from Mexico with the help of Pause 4 Paws. They are working to save the cats of Cuale Island in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Cuale Island is an eight-block area that has, sadly, become a dumping ground for unwanted cats. Pause 4 Paws has partnered […]

2017 Summer Camp Guide

2017 Summer Camp Guide

Snow is on the ground and wind-chills are in the forecast. Still it’s time to starting thinking and planning summer for the kiddos. It can be a stressful endeavor for many parents; that’s why we put together our annual Summer Camp Guide, highlighting some of the best camp options in the region. Whatever your children are […]

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

Furry Friends, Forever Homes

This is Audrey. She’s a nine-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier looking for a place to call home as she rides out her Golden Years. Audrey’s had a rough go at it, having lots and lots of puppies over the years. But now, she is in foster care through Ruff Start Rescue and is enjoying every second […]

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Skiing and Snowboarding

It may not be Colorado, Utah or Tahoe, but Minnesota boasts some pretty decent ski hills. And with winter in full swing, it is the perfect time to get out there and hit some of those Minnesota slopes. Along with being fun, skiing and snowboarding provide some serious health benefits, too. Here are the top […]