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Grand Opening for ‘The Soggy Doggy’ is this weekend in Normandy Park

Grand Opening for ‘The Soggy Doggy’ is this weekend in Normandy Park

A Grand Opening for ‘The Soggy Doggy’ will be held this weekend – Saturday and Sunday, June 28–29 – at their brand new location at 19893 First Ave South in the Normandy Park Towne Center. Here’s... [Read more]

PETS: Dogs ‘Peanut’ and ‘Cashew’ are in need of forever homes

PETS: Dogs ‘Peanut’ and ‘Cashew’ are in need of forever homes

Des Moines Master Animal Control Office Jan Magnuson reports that “these two little doggies were running loose and almost hit by vehicles on Pacific Highway South and rescued by a good Samaritan.”  “We... [Read more]

Priceless Pet Clinic to open at Normandy Park Towne Center this Wednesday!

Priceless Pet Clinic to open at Normandy Park Towne Center this Wednesday!

Starting this Wednesday, Sept. 18, there will be a new choice for people seeking veterinary care for their pet companions in the area – Priceless Pet Clinic will open in the Normandy Park Towne Center! Priceless... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Dandy Dawg’ has a new home and is now ‘Mac’!

UPDATE: ‘Dandy Dawg’ has a new home and is now ‘Mac’!

We just received word from Des Moines Master Animal Control Officer Jan Magnuson, who tells us that ‘Dandy Dawg’ – which we did a post about on Wednesday – has found a new home! The dog... [Read more]

‘Dandy Dawg’ is seeking a new forever home!

‘Dandy Dawg’ is seeking a new forever home!

Des Moines Master Animal Control Officer Jan Magnuson wants our Readers to know that this super cute guy – named ‘Dandy Dawg’ – needs the “forever” home he deserves (click image... [Read more]

Your priceless pet deserves priceless care at Normandy Park’s new clinic

Your priceless pet deserves priceless care at Normandy Park’s new clinic

Starting in September, there will be a new choice for people seeking veterinary care for their pet companions in the Normandy Park area. Priceless Pet Clinic will open in Normandy Park Towne Center, serving... [Read more]

Cute female puppy ‘Chloey’ found near Woodmont Library needs new home!

Cute female puppy ‘Chloey’ found near Woodmont Library needs new home!

Des Moines Master Animal Control Officer Jan Magnuson tells us that “this cute girl was found at the Woodmont Library on Pacific Highway South, and a citizen saved her from being hit by vehicles.... [Read more]

Des Moines to Pay $50,000 in attorney’s fees for shooting of Rosie the Dog

Des Moines to Pay $50,000 in attorney’s fees for shooting of Rosie the Dog

by Ralph Nichols After almost two and a half agonizing years, the case of Rosie the Newfoundland is finally closed. U.S. District Court Judge James Robart has ordered the City of Des Moines to pay $50,000... [Read more]

Des Moines Animal Control Officer’s Dog ‘Willow’ takes ‘Best in Show’

Des Moines Animal Control Officer’s Dog ‘Willow’ takes ‘Best in Show’

Des Moines’ Master Animal Control Officer Jan Magnuson – or should we say her dog Willow – took “Best in Show” Feb. 16 at the United Kennel Club’s recent Gun Dog Group competition... [Read more]

GOOD NEWS: Chesapeake Bay Retriever Puppy Finds New Home!

GOOD NEWS: Chesapeake Bay Retriever Puppy Finds New Home!

Des Moines Master Animal Control Officer Jan Magnuson shares this good news regarding a Chesapeake Bay Retriever puppy that was found recently: “This cute Chesapeake Bay Retriever X Labrador Retriever... [Read more]

Will YOU Adopt this Friendly Dog? He’s ‘Cute as the Dickens’

Will YOU Adopt this Friendly Dog? He’s ‘Cute as the Dickens’

Des Moines Master Animal Control Officer Jan Magnuson wants our Readers to consider adopting ‘Dickens’ (pictured above), found roaming around North Hill with no ID. “This friendly guy... [Read more]

$600,000 Claim Filed Against City for Shooting Death of Rosie the Dog

$600,000 Claim Filed Against City for Shooting Death of Rosie the Dog

Charles and Deidre Wright at a memorial for their dog, Rosie. by Ralph Nichols A civil claim totaling $600,000 has been filed by the owners of Rosie the Newfoundland for the Nov. 7, 2010, shooting death... [Read more]

LOST: ‘Lilly,’ 2-Year Old Black Female Dog, Last Seen Near S. 220th & 6th Ave S.

LOST: ‘Lilly,’ 2-Year Old Black Female Dog, Last Seen Near S. 220th & 6th Ave S.

Des Moines Parks, Recreation and Senior Services Director Patrice Thorell wants our Readers to be on the lookout for “Lilly,” her daughter’s 2-year old, all black dog, pictured below: Patrice... [Read more]

Tips for a Safe 4th of July for Your Pets

Tips for a Safe 4th of July for Your Pets

It’s almost time for fireworks (in some cases they’re already happening), and the Humane Society released its annual “Tips for a Safe 4th of July for Your Pets“: Leave them at home There... [Read more]