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October 23, 2013
FDA says 580 pets have died from jerky-caused illness
(Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration has turned to pet owners for help in an ongoing investigation into jerky products, most made in China, that have killed nearly 600 dogs and cats. Since 2007, roughly 3,600 dogs and 10 cats have fallen ill - and more than 580 have died...
October 23, 2013 - 3:49pm
August 27, 2013
Don't forget to keep pets safe from heat
WILLMAR -- The local animal shelter reminds pet owners to keep their animals safe from the extreme heat this week. Bobbie Bauman, operations director at the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar, recommends plenty of shade, fresh water and less activity for outdoor pets. In an emailed...
August 27, 2013 - 1:24pm
July 18, 2013
Local shelter says don't forget about pets on a hot day
WILLMAR -- On a hot day like today, officials from the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar say don't forget your four-legged friends. Animals need access to plenty of water and shade. Keeping them indoors in the air conditioning is recommended, but if that's not possible, make...
July 18, 2013 - 12:13pm
April 8, 2013
Montana pet owner to feds: The dog ate my money
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man whose 12-year-old golden retriever ate five $100 bills hopes to be reimbursed by the federal government. Wayne Klinkel tells the Independent Record (http://bit.ly/143rwRZ ) that his dog Sundance ate the bills while he and his wife were on a road...
April 8, 2013 - 1:10pm
February 20, 2013
Annual benefit slated Friday to raise funds for Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — Friends of the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties will have the chance to show their support for homeless animals at the seventh annual Save Our Tails charity event this weekend. Organizers hope to raise $20,000 or more to help defray operating costs at the...
February 20, 2013 - 12:58am
February 16, 2013
A hero for the keeping: Abandoned as puppy, dog’s loyalty proved life-saving to woman who adopted him
WILLMAR — He arrived unexpectedly one summer day in 2005 as a ragged looking, dirty and skinny orphan. One week ago, he looked absolutely regal...
February 16, 2013 - 12:42am
January 19, 2013
Even hardy Minnesotans need to brace for this January cold snap
WILLMAR — Any self-respecting Minnesotan knows not to whine about cold in January, but even by tough Nordic standards, it is going to be frigid...
January 19, 2013 - 6:00am
January 17, 2013
Sense and Centsibility blog: How to keep pet expenses down
By Ashley Hagelin Http://senseandcentsibility.areavoices.com
January 17, 2013 - 10:17am
November 12, 2012
November 12, 2012 - 12:00am
June 4, 2012
New project of Willmar, Minn., shelter focuses on need for pet ID tags
WILLMAR -- Pets with ID tags are more likely to be reunited with their owners -- and reunited sooner -- if they're ever lost. It's a message...
June 4, 2012 - 12:00am
February 24, 2012
Spay-neuter discounts offered at several west central Minn. clinics starting Tuesday
WILLMAR -- In honor of Spay Day 2012, local veterinary clinics will offer one-day discounts on pet spay and neuter surgeries. The discounts are for 15 percent and may be obtained at the following clinics on the following dates: Animal Health Services, Atwater, Feb. 28, 974-8901. Green...
February 24, 2012 - 11:17am
February 20, 2012
Area Voices: Life lessons from man's best friend
People and dogs have been living together for what experts have discovered to be 15,000 years now. Back then, food was precious, as was time,...
February 20, 2012 - 12:00am
Local Humane Society seeks support at Save Our Tails fundraiser Friday in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Bobbie Bauman thinks the two small dogs were abandoned somewhere on First Street Northeast, near KWLM Radio on Foot Lake at the edge...
February 20, 2012 - 12:00am
January 2, 2012
Humane Society to give 'state of the shelter' report this week
WILLMAR -- A "state of the shelter" report will be given at the annual meeting this week of the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties. The...
January 2, 2012 - 12:00am
November 4, 2011
New Yorks Mills, Minn., breeder permanently barred from selling dogs
November 4, 2011 - 11:20am