Tucker, a Shetland Sheepdog-terrier mix with a pronounced underbite aka Dracula.

Our Halloween Pet Costume Contest got hundreds of entries: Here are the best

From witches to wizards, our contest elicited some scary, wacky and creative outfits for four-legged fur kids.
There were plenty of smells everywhere for four-legged baseball finds to find at CHS Field in St. Paul.

It's a bark in the park for hundreds of dogs attending St. Paul Saints game

May 27, 2018
The minor league team put its diamond in the ruff and welcomed pooches on a warm holiday weekend night.
Katie Mills, 16, of Lakeville played with Moose at the Cafe Meow in Minneapolis. His collar warned “play only, don’t pet.”

Get a dose of kitties and caffeine at Twin Cities' only cat cafe

July 31, 2018
The Cafe Meow in Minneapolis showcases felines up for adoption.
Francis Barraud’s 1895 painting of Nipper looking into an Edison Bell cylinder phonograph. Edison declined an offer to use it in advertising.
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The hidden history behind Nipper, one of the most famous dogs in the world

February 22
It's one of the most famous trademarks of the 20th century: a dog looking at a gramophone horn, from the 1898 painting "His Master's Voice."
The walks have been cold and icy this winter, and for a long time there wasn't enough snow to make Angus happy. Now, there might be too much.

The Puppy Chronicles: Angus' famous ear goes kerflooey

February 15
An ear infection, dark and icy walks, mocking squirrels — it's been a tough winter for Angus.
Dave the dog (photo by Brandon Stahl)
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Rescue of schnauzer lost in below-freezing temps has surprise twist

February 8
Dave had been groomed the day before. His fur was so short. It was 15 degrees outside, and he had been gone an hour.
Advocates say that’s because there’s a lot of misinformation about pit bulls.

Pit bulls become 'pibbles' as pet owners try to change the dogs' bad rep

February 1
To distance the dogs from their reputation as fighters, pit bull promoters are changing the name and hitting social media with cute, cuddly photos.

Salmonella from raw pet food prompts recall after person sickened in Minnesota

January 29
Federal health officials discourage feeding pets a raw pet food diet.

Tempted to buy pet insurance? Here's what you need to know

January 25
A rising number of "pet parents" are seeking sophisticated medical treatments for their animals. Enter pet health insurance.
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