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Pet breeder regulations advance in MN Legislature

March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Stories about dog and cat breeders who abuse animals hit the news a couple of times a year, providing a reason Minnesota lawmakers are considering regulations.
Similar bills have been debated for at least seven years, without passing. B…continue reading on

Humane Society: rescued mares to be released to homes; prognosis poor for colt

November 1, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR A spokesperson for the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties said Thursday the prognosis for a rescued colt is “poor at best,” while the two mares that were rescued were being released to homes on Thursday. Continue Reading

Neglected horses surrendered to Willmar, Minn., shelter; help sought with veterinary costs

October 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Three horses are in the care of the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties after being surrendered over the weekend by their Kerkhoven owners. Continue Reading

VIDEO: Polk County authorities investigating possible animal cruelty case

August 17, 2012 in DL-Online

The Polk County Humane society is trying to treat a dog that may have been hit by a train as a result of animal abuse. Witnesses say they saw the dog dragging himself by railroad tracks near Fisher. A man who found the dog claims its back legs were tied with twine when he found it. Continue Reading

GUEBERT: What makes a happy chicken? Perhaps a bit of wiggle room

March 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The United Egg Producers, a nationwide farm cooperative that represents the owners of 95 percent of the laying hens in America, is working with the Humane Society of the U.S. to codify federal regulations it knows its customers know they want for its chickens. Continue Reading

Local Humane Society seeks support at Save Our Tails fundraiser Friday in Willmar, Minn.

February 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Bobbie Bauman thinks the two small dogs were abandoned somewhere on First Street Northeast, near KWLM Radio on Foot Lake at the edge of town.
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Humane Society to give ‘state of the shelter’ report this week

January 1, 2012 in West Central Tribune

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.
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Humane Society targeted by pro-shelter campaign

December 19, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS The Humane Society of the United States says it’s under attack by a new group that’s trying to starve it of funding by urging donors to send money to local animal shelters instead.
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Fake fur, real fun

October 23, 2011 in West Central Tribune

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Petition filed to reauthorize humane horse processing

October 11, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Market, economy leave some horses unwanted, abandoned
SIBLEY, Iowa At one time, there were more than 20 horse processing facilities scattered throughout the country, but today the number of plants that can process the animals legally has dwindled to just a few. Now, horse producers and national associations are stepping in to try and turn the tide. Continue Reading

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