Minnesota taps poultry industry for new state veterinarian – Agweek

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Board of Animal Health has named a veteran of the poultry industry a new executive director and state veterinarian. dr Marion Garcia has been a…

Sixth avian flu infection site in Kandiyohi County, first in Yellow Medicine among 34 total in Minnesota – West Central Tribune

WILLMAR — New confirmations of avian flu in Minnesota bring the number of infection sites to 34, including the sixth site in Kandiyohi County and the first reported site in…

Rochester veterinarian makes plea for understanding, civility – Rochester Minnesota news, weather, sports

Rochester vet Dr. Christine Vogel, thought it was time to speak out. It wasn’t just the rudeness and bad behavior that veterinarians and receptionists at client veterinary clinics had to…

Pet dog saves north-central Minnesota family of six from house fire

The 5-year-old mutt saved the lives of all six Haegemans by warning them of a house fire. Devin and Hannah Haegeman and their four children – Emily, 9; Maddox, 4;…

Mayo Clinic Health System offering flu vaccinations at several SE Minnesota locations

The Mayo Clinic and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend everyone 6 months and older to get the flu vaccine. “Like COVID-19, influenza is a virus that causes…

Household cats are more susceptible to coronavirus infection than dogs in early-pandemic Minnesota

A study by the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine published in the journal Virulence found that domestic cats were more susceptible to natural infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus…

Minnesota Legend – The Inspector That Saved A Kid’s Hot Dog Stand

This is the second in a series of events to cover Minnesota Legends. The outstanding Minnesotans we can be proud of. Today a food inspector who not closed a teenage…

Minnesota wildcat sanctuary takes in seized Tiger King cats

A Minnesota animal shelter has taken in several of the nearly 70 big cats seized last week by the Department of Justice (DOJ) from an Oklahoma zoo featured on Netflix’s…

The Newest: Minnesota little one dies of COVID-19 issues

According to the school district, there are 22 students and staff in the elementary school in quarantine, which will continue with face-to-face lessons. Health Department officials say children under the…

Canine dwelling in Kentucky mine lastly captured, dropped at Minnesota after a yr’s ordeal

Before he spent mornings chewing on stuffed toys, Henry the dog worried about surviving predator attacks, finding food and living through bad weather near an abandoned mine in Kentucky. His…