AHS expands volunteer opportunities

The Animal Humane Society is expanding their volunteer roles as we head into the winter months. They've recently added community outreach and vet center facility care roles. Jen Rickert from AHS joined the FOX 9 Morning News to highlight the new opportunities.

Preparing pets for Halloween

Halloween can be stressful for pets. The Animal Humane Society brings some pets and tips about how to prepare your pet for Halloween.

AHS program addresses vet tech shortage

Right now, there are a lot of veterinarian tech positions open in Minnesota. It's making it difficult to get pets health care appointments. In order to address the shortage, The Animal Humane Society launched their own training program earlier this year. The first group of students graduated in August, and they've already seen high interest in the next two sessions of the training program.

Can you teach an old dog new tricks?

The kids are back to class and fall is the perfect time to teach your pet some new skills. Each year, the Animal Humane Society hosts a variety of training classes for pets. Sam Weller from the Animal Humane Society joined the Fox 9 Morning News to share some tips for pet owners

Dogs left abandoned in Chaska

The Chaska Police Department says they've seen an uptick in dog dumpings over the last month, and one of those cases even resulted in criminal charges.

Animal Humane Society supporting pet parents

This summer the Animal Humane Society is doing more in the community than just adopting out animals, they’re working hard to keep people and pets together. The nonprofit is hosting everything from resource fairs and vaccine clinics. They are also expanding pet food distribution and their temporary pet housing program. AHS community outreach manager Tabitha Ewart joined the FOX 9 Morning news to discuss their ongoing efforts to help pet parents.

AHS reopens after canine flu

The Animal Humane Society is reopening its adoption centers following an outbreak of canine influenza which caused three locations to temporarily close.

Walk for Animals is this Saturday

The Animal Humane Society's Walk for Animals is this Saturday at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Although dogs cannot attend this year due to canine influenza, other animals can. And the Animal Humane Society needs your support now more than ever.

How to help your pet with anxiety

We love our pets most of the time, except when they destroy our furniture, shoes, or other items around the house. But why are they chewing or acting out? The Animal Humane Society offers some tips on how to mitigate the problem.