2019 Halloween Pet Costume Contest winners

Is your pet ready for Halloween? See the winners of the Star Tribune Pet Costume Contest

The winners in our Halloween Pet Costume Contest ranged from the elaborate to the adorably goofy.
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Telltale facts about cats

November 15, 2019
As researchers continue to learn about the aging process in dogs, they hope to delay the onset of age-related diseases.

Getting a better understanding of the aging process in dogs

December 6, 2019
With a better understanding of the aging process in dogs, researchers hope to delay onset of age-related diseases.
After two years in our house, Angus has claimed the living room couch pretty much as his territory.

The Puppy Chronicles: Two years with Angus

In his second year with us, our rescue dog stole his first bagel, killed his first squirrel and wormed his way deeper into our hearts.
Dietrich Poppen’s dog Vienna, a miniature poodle/Shih Tzu mix, has become a mainstay of the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.
Stage & Arts

A rescue mutt named Vienna is the unofficial mascot of St. Paul's Fitzgerald Theater

January 11
Miniature poodle/Shih Tzu mix is winning fans on both sides of the footlights.

Cats can be difficult for humans to interpret

January 3
Cats can be difficult for humans to interpret because they display behaviors of both predator and prey animals.
Trupanion, a pet insurance provider based in Seattle, put together lists of the 10 most popular names for cats and dogs in 2019. They’re two separat

What's this? Cat lovers and dog lovers agreeing on something? Yes

January 1
They think alike when it comes to naming their cherished four-legged friends.

How to help your kitty live all nine lives

December 27, 2019
As with humans, maintaining a healthy body weight, a good diet and getting enough exercise can help your cat live better longer.

Ani-Meals on Wheels helps feed pets of disadvantaged older adults

December 23, 2019
Ani-Meals on Wheels volunteers help older adults keep their animal companions well fed.
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