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June 2, 2015
Video: A place for dogs to run
June 2, 2015 - 7:15pm
May 24, 2015
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Video: Votes sought for Willmar dog park
May 24, 2015 - 11:54am
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Video: Gorbie 10-weeks post-amputation
April 24, 2015 - 5:38pm
July 13, 2014
In the hurdle race event Saturday at the Buckingham Blitz terrier trials near Raymond, Lady Bug has the edge on Dian in the under-12.5 inches, veteran class. Lady Bug is owned by former Edina residents Charley and Jane Henrich, now of Charleston, S.C. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Doggone fun: Local dog trials are showcase for terrier enthusiasm
July 13, 2014 - 11:31pm
July 11, 2014
An array of rodent poisons fills the shelves at the Running’s store in Willmar. Local veterinarians are urging the public to be aware of recent changes in rodenticide formulas and to take steps to reduce the risk of accidental pet poisoning. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Unintended consequences: Change to safer formula of rodent poisons may be unexpectedly deadly for dogs
July 11, 2014 - 11:30pm
February 10, 2014
Westminster Dog Show opens in New York
February 10, 2014 - 7:43am
September 8, 2013
The 31st annual Prairie Pothole Day, outdoor celebration, with dog trials shooting competitions and kids’ activities is held Saturday at Stony Ridge Farm near New button
Video; Prairie Pothole Day
September 8, 2013 - 4:57pm
July 29, 2013
FILE - A Jersey cow stares down a chicken in the milking parlor of a farm south of Winchester, Va. on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. The chicken was eating spilled feed for the cows. Animal-welfare advocates are launching a campaign called The Someone Project that aims to highlight research depicting pigs, chickens, cows and other farm animals as more intelligent and emotionally complex than commonly believed. (AP Photo/The Winchester Star, Scott Mason)
Pigs smart as dogs? Activists pose the question
July 29, 2013 - 6:56am
September 22, 2012
Victoria VanZee, 14, from left, Rachel Bomstad, 14, Alyssa Kremin, 17, and Amburr White, 13, all members of the ACGC Girl Scout troop, walk dogs April 20, 2010, near the Humane Society of Kandiyohi County in Willmar. Local veterinarians are reminding dog owners to make sure their pet's shots are up to date because of a canine parvovirus outbreak in the Willmar area. Tribune file photo
Vets issue call to have dogs vaccinated after more than a dozen cases
September 22, 2012 - 12:00am
September 21, 2012
Parvovirus outbreak in Willmar, Minn., area prompts reminder from veterinarians to vaccinate dogs
September 21, 2012 - 1:06pm
September 4, 2012
Willmar, Minn., police chief to review barking dog ordinance after mayor questions time spent
September 4, 2012 - 12:00am
June 22, 2012
Dogs from the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar, Minn. provide entertainment Thursday at the first annual Bark in the Park event during the Stingers baseball button
Video: Bark in the Park
June 22, 2012 - 11:43am
February 20, 2012
Lisa Sellman is shown with her dog, Jasmine. Sellman says her dog has taught her to place more value on family, home and being loved. (Submitted photo courtesy Lisa Sellman)
Area Voices: Life lessons from man's best friend
February 20, 2012 - 12:00am
February 10, 2012
Lisa Sellman and her husband, Rick, with their golden retriever puppy, Jasmine. Lisa blogs about her work as a dog trainer at <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
The Good Dog blog: Lessons from my dog on choosing partners
February 10, 2012 - 8:45am
February 5, 2011
Crow Wing County Sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Chad Paulson (left) and Brainerd Police Department officer Joel Reed tried to untangle the harness on a dog sled team that broke free from its owner Friday three miles back on the Paul Bunyan Trail near Brainerd. One of the two passengers was injured when the dog team escaped. She was transported to Essentia Health's St. Joseph's Medical Center in with minor injuries. (AP Photo/Brainerd Dispatch, Steve Kohls)
2 women ejected from runaway dogsled near Brainerd
February 5, 2011 - 9:20am