Pit Rescue in Sioux Falls gives pit bulls who are waiting for a forever home, a foster home in the mean time.
Some animals just don’t know how to react to fireworks on the fourth of July. Many have been known to hide, bite or even run away. That’s why the day after is typically one of Sioux Falls Animal Control’s busiest of the year.
A terrier named Bubba is making national headlines after his owner was arrested on drug charges in California and the dog tested positive for meth and heroin. But is Bubba’s situation unique? We talked with a local veterinarian, who says he’s seen similar problems with a few of his animal patients.
"Any puppies that are born, is pretty amazing..."
Today zoos across the nation celebrated “Endangered Species Day” by recognizing conservation and species success stories. One such success story happened recently at the Great Plains Zoo, with the addition of three new puppies.
Dog's Owner: 'It would have killed a child very easily.'
The Sioux Falls Area Humane Society is investigating after a dog was killed by another dog over the weekend. The attack happened at Newton Hills Campground Saturday Morning. Now the owners of the dog that was killed are speaking out, concerned that something worse could happen to someone else.
Hot Shot Has Horse History in His Veins, But Needed Rescue
Twenty-six year old thoroughbred, Hot Shot, has been retired from racing for more than two decades. Caretaker, Darci Hortness, knows something special about him.
A year after police found 36 dogs and six cats in the back of an SUV in Spearfish, all but one animal has been adopted.
The foundation trains dogs to help wounded veterans and EMS personnel
Opening a door, doing laundry or turning on a light are easy tasks for most.But for wounded veterans and EMS personnel suffering from PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, breathing disorders or mobility challenges, these tasks can be impossible; which is where service dogs come in to play.A local volunteer-based foundation in Sioux Falls is training dogs and their owners to help with everyday routines.
Experts at Iowa State University in Ames expect strain to spread
Kibble says many dogs have become infected, but not very many die from it. Symptoms include coughing, nasal discharge and watery eyes.
Sioux Empire Pit Rescue has a way to unwind from your work week this Fridayand lend a hand to four-legged friends across the Midwest.
System Protects Dog From Heat Exhaustion: 'If it's too hot for me, it's too hot them.'
Twenty-six police K9s died in the line of duty in the United States last year. According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, eleven of those were due to heat exhaustion. Now police departments across the nation are relying on technology to make sure these tragedies don’t happen.
Jessica Swain was arrested in January
A Sioux Falls woman says she is glad things are back to normal after her arrest on animal neglect charges.Jessica Swain was arrested in January after leaving her dog outside in sub-zero temperatures.But now those charges have been dropped.
Alma Sehovic with the Sioux Falls Humane Society stops by the KDLT studio with Clifford, a heeler-cattle dog mix looking for a home.
It all started with a phone call about a year ago…Misten and Robb Long were asked to help transport four puppies that had been rescued from a reservation. Now they’re asking for your help to give man’s best friend a second chance.
A recently retired Ohio police officer has been allowed to buy his K-9 partner for $1.
A bill introduced in the South Dakota House would clarify state law on when part-time employees injured on the job should also receive workers’ compensation benefits for their other part-time positions.
Neighbors Call Animal Control After Seeing Dog Outside In Sub-Zero Temps
A Sioux Falls woman is being charged with animal neglect after neighbors say she left her dog outside in sub-zero temperatures. Swain’s husband defends her. He says they never leave the dog out for long periods of time.
Sioux Falls woman was reportedly told repeatedly to keep her dog inside
A Sioux Falls woman was arrested this weekend after reportedly leaving her dog outside for several hours in sub-zero temperatures.
Five realtors happened to be in the right place at the right time
Just about every day pets go missing, or are stolen in the Sioux Empire. Some are never found, but thanks to a group of realtors, one pet owner is reunited with his longtime companion.It all boiled down to luck.
South Dakota lawmakers are in for a busy 2016 legislative session when they return Tuesday.