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February 24, 2017
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Willmar Fire Department responds to garage fire
February 24, 2017 - 12:26pm
February 8, 2017
Dr. Michael Fox
Eating grass helps cat naturally relieve issues
February 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 18, 2017
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Pet of the Week published Jan. 19
January 18, 2017 - 9:46pm
January 11, 2017
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Blaze, Cassian and Jyn are Pets of the Week
January 11, 2017 - 10:48pm
December 22, 2016
A woman jogs with her dog in this 2014 file photo. Researchers found that the pets provided valuable support to their owners with mental health problems. The value of pets, unlike the well-documented value of therapy animals, is underexplored, the study’s lead author said. 

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Pets can help owners manage mental illness
December 22, 2016 - 3:45pm
December 16, 2016
Sgt. Jesse Grabow posted this photo on his Twitter account as he helped reunite Sequoia Krell and her dog Roo after a crash on Interstate 94.
Thinking like dog helps Minn. trooper track down pooch for crash victim
December 16, 2016 - 7:18pm
August 31, 2016
A woman holds her cat on the runway as they take part in the New York Pet Fashion Show event Feb. 12, 2015, during Fashion Week in New York. Pet care and other pet-related businesses have become a $60 billion industry.

Reuters
Animal spirits: consumers' devotion lifts pet-care stocks
August 31, 2016 - 2:13pm
August 17, 2016
Patti Loepke and Finn. (Photos by Dan Burdett / Live it! Magazine)
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August 17, 2016 - 3:42pm
August 15, 2016
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
August 15, 2016 - 2:39pm
August 9, 2016
Kim Headen fills orders in the warehouse at Replacements Ltd. and brings her Yorkshire terrier, Charlie, to work. The company currently has 400 employees and 30 animals that come to work. (Courtesy of Kim Headen)
Citing morale, productivity, rising number of employers allowing pets at work
August 9, 2016 - 9:19am
July 2, 2016
A new trailer, purchased with a grant from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, will help improve local capacity for caring for companion animals in a disaster. (Anne Polta/Tribune)
New trailer helps Humane Society with disaster preparedness
July 2, 2016 - 12:08am
August 24, 2015
The Hawk Creek Animal Shelter’s food shelf usually serves a few pet owners per week and receives as many donations. The animal shelter in Willmar is operated by the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties. (JACOB BELGUM | TRIBUNE)
Willmar animal shelter can assist pet owners with donated pet food from its food shelf
August 24, 2015 - 12:58am
July 18, 2015
Three-year-old Keiara Sietsema of Willmar had a happy reunion Tuesday with the three dogs who came to her aid when she was lost Monday northeast of Montevideo. (Submitted photo)
Neighbor dogs tag along when Willmar girl gets lost in rural Montevideo
July 18, 2015 - 12:50am
July 16, 2015
Steve Reed, left, holds the leash of his golden retriever, Lita, named after musician Lita Ford, as the pair attend Willmar’s Dog Park Day on Wednesday in Lions Park. (Jacob Belgum/Tribune)
Dog lovers celebrate Dog Park Day in Willmar, develop ideas
July 16, 2015 - 12:34am
June 19, 2015
Montevideo police officers seized eight puppies from owners last week. Officers arrived to find the puppies in poor health and living conditions. Pictured is one of the puppies after rescue.
Puppies seized from owners amid allegations of abuse
June 19, 2015 - 12:04pm
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