Upcoming Events

July 2nd: Listen to Celeste Quinn interview Jenny on the WILL Radio Afternoon Magazine   2:45-3:00 pm CST Click here to hear the audio archive. Don’t forget to turn up your sound! July 11th-14th: American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL 8 State Hurricane Kate will be on display at the Combined Book Exhibit Booth Mid-July: Houston, [...]

June 2nd is Kindness for Kate Day

In 2006, June 2nd was first declared ”Kindness for Kate Day” in honor of 8 State Hurricane Kate. This year, on Tuesday, June 2nd, in honor of Kate, please do something to make the world a better place. Plant a flower. Say a prayer. Help somebody. Give hope to a homeless animal. Perform an act of kindness. Collect [...]

Jenny to Speak about 8 State Hurricane Kate and Animals as Spiritual Partners

Jenny Pavlovic will speak about 8 State Hurricane Kate and Animals as Spiritual Partners Wednesday May 13th 7:10-8:30 pm Unity Unitarian Church 732 Holly Ave St. Paul, MN All are welcome. Optional: You may bring photos of the animals in your life to share during a discussion after the talk. Thank you to Linda Anderson [...]

Please Join Us at the MVHS Woofer & Hoofer Walk for the Animals on Saturday, May 2nd

Meet Jenny Pavlovic Author of 8 State Hurricane Kate at the Minnesota Valley Humane Society Woofer & Hoofer Walk Fundraiser for the Animals Saturday, May 2nd Alimagnet Park, Burnsville, Minnesota   Have your book signed by the author! $5 per book sold will be donated to the Minnesota Valley Humane Society. Click on “Woofer & [...]

Join Me at the MVHS “Woofer & Hoofer” Walk on May 2nd

Meet Jenny Pavlovic Author of 8 State Hurricane Kate at the Minnesota Valley Humane Society Woofer & Hoofer Walk Saturday, May 2nd Alimagnet Park, Burnsville, Minnesota Have your book signed by the author! $5 per book sold will be donated to the Minnesota Valley Humane Society. Click on “Woofer & Hoofer” above for more info [...]

2009 Noah’s Wish Disaster Response Training

I’m thinking about attending the Noah’s Wish Volunteer training in Iowa City, IA on April 4th-5th. I attended their training in May of 2006 and highly recommend it. Even if you are not planning to deploy to disaster regions, this info is very useful when natural disasters affect your part of the country. It includes [...]

Upcoming Events

Showcase Minnesota Monday, February 16, 10:00 AM, KARE 11 Tune in Monday to Showcase Minnesota at 10:00 am to see local author Jenny Pavlovic, the guest speaker at the MVHS Mardi Gras event. 8 State Hurricane Kate chronicles the touching and Jenny’s unforgettable true life story of her journey to rescue Kate, a cattle dog [...]

Hear Jenny on the FM 107.1 “Get Real Girls” Show on January 17th

Listen to Jenny being interviewed as the “Get Real Girl of the Week” on the The “Get Real Girls” radio show on FM 107.1 in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area Saturday, January 17th 8:00 am-10:00 am Central Standard Time Click here to listen (coming soon): Send article as PDF to

Australian Cattle Dogs and 8 State Kate Book Featured on The Dog Show on January 1st

Those of you who have Valley Access TV in Minnesota and Wisconsin can tune in to channel 15 on January 1st to watch “The Dog Show” with Donna Chicone. The breed feature on this show is the Australian Cattle Dog. Louanne Brooks and I will show 11 ½ year old Pete (blue) and my dog [...]

Book Signing December 6th and 7th at Afton Village Holiday Weekend

8 State Hurricane Kate: The Journey and Legacy of a Katrina Cattle Dog Book signings by Jenny Pavlovic:  Saturday, December 6th, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Sunday, December 7th, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm  Afton Village Holiday Weekend Afton House Inn  3291 St. Croix Trail South Afton, Minnesota 55001  $5 per book sold will go to the 8 State [...]