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January 2, 2012
Sue Lea of Kandiyohi volunteers Friday and spends some quality time with the dogs, like Eve, at the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Humane Society to give 'state of the shelter' report this week
January 2, 2012 - 12:00am
November 4, 2011
New Yorks Mills, Minn., breeder permanently barred from selling dogs
November 4, 2011 - 11:20am
October 11, 2011
Two kittens survive being thrown from van near Esko, Minn.
October 11, 2011 - 10:04am
October 3, 2011
Randy Webster, a vet tech student from Motley, dries off the front end of Buddy as two other students dry the large animal's body Saturday during the Willmar Ridgewater College Vet Tech Chip 'n Dip event. Buddy is a 1½-year-old Mastiff belonging to Ralph and Mary Nesset of Willmar. Dogs of all sizes were washed, trimmed and micro-chipped during the event. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
I think I'm dripping a little
October 3, 2011 - 12:00am
May 6, 2011
Brooke Kompelien, left, and Lauren Dirkes, both kindergarten students at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar, pat Emma the collie during a visit Thursday from the Humane Society of Kandiyohi County. Dogs and a cat visited as a special treat for Be Kind to Animals Week. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Dog visits
May 6, 2011 - 12:00am
February 26, 2011
Erin Richards talks Friday about the MnSNAP Spay Neuter Assistance Program's mobile surgery van, which was at the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar. Tribune photos by Ron Adams
Mobile, low-cost spay-neuter service meets a need for many pet owners
February 26, 2011 - 12:00am
December 6, 2010
Dr. Kathy Seifert, right, uses a photon resonator on Roxy, a golden retriever. The photon resonator is a light and sound frequency generator that uses the healing power of broad spectrum radio wave harmonics. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Veterinary chiropractic, acupuncture bring relief for ailing pets
December 6, 2010 - 12:00am
Oscar, a mixed-breed puppy, is held Tuesday by his owner, Brenda Valenzuela, during a vaccination clinic at Regency East mobile home park. Hawk Creek Animal Shelter helped organize the community outreach clinic, which offered low-cost pet vaccinations at Willmar's mobile home parks. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
County Humane Society brings low-cost animal vaccination to neighborhood outreach clinics
May 6, 2010 - 12:00am
April 19, 2010
Tribune photo
Weather brings early return of pesky parasite
April 19, 2010 - 12:00am
January 5, 2010
Veterinarian technician Sara Carlson, left, assists Dr. Rachel Bakeberg as they check over Coco Hastings in the surgery center of the newly built Appleton Veterinary Clinic. The recently opened clinic is designed for care of both large and small animals, and includes everything from a hydraulic tilt chute for large animals to segregated grooming and boarding centers for small animals. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Appleton-based veterinarian hard at work defying the trends
January 5, 2010 - 12:00am
January 4, 2010
Kitty, a Shih Tzu, wears a sweater Saturday to stay warm during a walk with Charles Childs from Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar. The Humane Society of Kandiyohi County often sees an increase in phone calls about animal care at this time of year. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Bitter cold of recent winter weather can put outdoor pets, horses at risk
January 4, 2010 - 12:00am
September 28, 2009
Devin, a lab/terrier cross, strikes a pose Saturday morning with his modeling partner Nelda Sepulveda at the Rescues and Runways fashion show at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. The dog was one of six small dogs, who are available for adoption from the Humane Society of Kandiyohi County, featured in the show alongside models showing fall clothing styles from Maurices. (Tribune photoby Gretchen Schlosser)
That's a pretty puppy
September 28, 2009 - 12:00am
September 3, 2009
Andrew Straub, 4, of New London, left, watches curiously Wednesday as his sister Allyson, 8, is introduced to "Adian the Corn Snake" during a story hour at Willmar Public Library. The event was the third in a series of pet-themed story hours with pets and critters provided by Black Dog Pets. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
My reptilian friend
September 3, 2009 - 12:00am
August 27, 2009
Cadence Parker, 4, of Willmar meets Ellie, a 10-year-old macaw, during the Fur and Feathers event Wednesday at the Willmar Public Library. The friendly creature was supplied by Black Dog Pets, a pet store on South First Street in Willmar. The pet store will make reptiles available for the next library event, scheduled Sept. 2 for children between the ages of 4 and 8. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Greetings my winged friend
August 27, 2009 - 12:00am
August 20, 2009
Stephanie Birk, 6, of Willmar, snuggles Wednesday with a black and white kitten during a pet-themed story hour at Willmar Public Library. Black Dog Pets, a pet shop located on South First Street in Willmar, had dogs and cats on hand for the program, which was established for children between the ages of 4 and 8. The local pet store will be at the library once again Wednesday and Sept. 2. For more information on the program, call the library at 235-3162. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
I don't want to let go
August 20, 2009 - 12:00am