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hawk creek animal shelter
February 21, 2016
Hawk Creek gears up for annual Save Our Tails event
WILLMAR — It has been 10 years since the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar held the first Save Our Tails fundraiser. Since then the group has raised nearly $200,000. Most importantly, Hawk Creek has saved the lives of thousands of dogs, cats and other assorted creatures and found...
February 21, 2016 - 11:21pm
January 22, 2016
Pets visit Rice Care Center
Rice Care Center, Willmar, residents and staff enjoy a visit from Hawk Creek Animal Shelter. The kittens need a home. Hawk Creek also visits...
January 22, 2016 - 7:08am
January 20, 2016
Shelter pets visit Rice Care Center
Agatha Tauber and a “Kitty that needs a home” meet eye-to-eye Wednesday at Rice Care Center in Willmar during a Hawk Creek Animal Shelter...
January 20, 2016 - 11:15pm
September 17, 2015
Humane Society offers low-cost pet vaccinations
The Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties will hold its fall low-cost pet vaccination clinic this month in Willmar and Litchfield. The clinic will be Sept. 22 at the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar and Sept. 29 at the Meeker County Fairgrounds in Litchfield. Both...
September 17, 2015 - 11:14pm
August 24, 2015
Willmar animal shelter can assist pet owners with donated pet food from its food shelf
WILLMAR — When families cannot afford food, many turn to a food shelf. If pets go hungry, they have an outlet, too.
August 24, 2015 - 12:58am
June 26, 2015
Duckling makes a splash at animal shelter
WILLMAR — The Hawk Creek Animal Shelter took a baby duck under its wing this week, providing temporary housing and a makeshift pond for two...
June 26, 2015 - 10:00pm
February 17, 2015
Hawk Creek Animal Shelter to auction designer dog houses -- or 'barkitecture' -- at benefit Feb. 27
WILLMAR — Heads up, Snoopy. Your no-frills doghouse has met its match. Three designer doghouses — a log cabin, a Flintstones-inspired house...
February 17, 2015 - 3:49pm
January 9, 2015
Walkin’ in sunshine
On a rare blue-sky day with the wind chill still well below zero on Friday afternoon, volunteer Debbie Dixon, a Ridgewater College freshman from...
January 9, 2015 - 11:52pm
June 3, 2014
Shelter’s ‘Year of the Cat’ aims to boost cat adoptions
WILLMAR — It’s the Year of the Cat this year at Hawk Creek Animal Shelter and staff are redoubling their efforts to increase cat adoptions. From...
June 3, 2014 - 11:30pm
May 16, 2013
New shelter initiative in Willmar, Minn., to help adopters and cats find the purr-fect match
WILLMAR -- Call it Match.com for cats. Hawk Creek Animal Shelter is launching the ASPCA's Meet Your Match program this month to engage the public...
May 16, 2013 - 5:42pm
January 8, 2013
Report recommends new strategies to increase cat adoptions at Willmar, Minn., shelter
WILLMAR — A consultants’ report suggests several strategies the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter can implement to increase adoption rates for cats...
January 8, 2013 - 10:55pm
December 19, 2012
Willmar, Minn., shelter’s cat health program receives good marks during evaluation
WILLMAR — To Kathie Johnson’s experienced eye, the kennels in the kitten room at the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter looked clean, but she wanted...
December 19, 2012 - 10:57pm