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December 22, 2018
Marketing Director Lisa Wood holds a cat named Pluto Friday, Dec. 21, at the Babinski Foundation in Pequot Lakes. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Don't think pets for last-minute gifts: Local shelters offer alternative ideas
December 22, 2018 - 9:00am
November 28, 2018
Brainerd School Board members listen to speakers during their Monday, Nov. 26, board meeting at the Washington Educational Services Building. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd Public Schools: Schools to permit dogs, mini horses as service animals
November 28, 2018 - 11:00am
November 26, 2018
Katie Shrove (left), Jody Martin, Gwen Lappin, Stephanie Jussila, Carol Whirley and Sue Corthell are some of the women in the Diamonds and Dogs women's gun club at Pine Shadows in Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Women and dogs bond in field, and home: Women's Gun Club at Pine Shadows grows
November 26, 2018 - 5:00am
October 31, 2018
Macha, a 1-year-old kitty, and Chunk, a 1-year-old retriever mix, are available at Paws and Claws Rescue and Resort in Hackensack. Submitted Photo
Paws and Claws Pets of the Week
October 31, 2018 - 6:00am
September 23, 2018
Pet First Aid by American Red Cross
Tech Savvy: Pet first-aid app to the rescue
September 23, 2018 - 5:00am
September 21, 2018
Sick cat. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Coming the weekend: Pet first-aid smartphone app to the rescue
September 21, 2018 - 3:00pm
September 5, 2018
Donna Niggeler (left) and Loretta Mueller own Full Tilt Agility Training, off Highway 210, east of Brainerd. Mueller started the business in her home in Buckman. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch play button
Progress: Dogs go full tilt at Full Tilt Agility Training: Canines come excited, leave exhausted
September 5, 2018 - 8:36am
July 9, 2018
11 dogs die after van breaks down en route to Minnesota
July 9, 2018 - 11:13am
June 15, 2018
Sam Cook
Becoming dog -- a work in progress
June 15, 2018 - 7:30am
May 12, 2018
Hi, my name is Harper; I am a 2-year-old coonhound mix and I love to get all the attention I can get! I enjoy going outside to play and I am on the hunt for a glorious place to call home with lots of room. I have a giant personality so I need a home that is willing to work with me and my quirky behaviors. Come meet me; I may be the dog of your dreams.
Pets of the Week
May 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 30, 2018
Millie the English bulldog models for an insulin shot, which dogs generally receive twice a day in the fatty part of their upper back. Jonah Bowe / Forum News Service
Danger of diabetes: More dogs and cats are getting insulin shots
April 30, 2018 - 8:23am
April 26, 2018
This offers me the opportunity to put a few miles on my 1976 Schwinn Speedster, a bicycle I bought from the Trading Post in Backus at least 10 years ago, stripped down to individual pieces and restored to a shiny Chrysler blue with factory decals and all. Illustration
Grim's Tales: Wait ... did spring really just happen?
April 26, 2018 - 11:00am
February 3, 2018
Veterinarian Kathy Marcussen and her technician Sabrina Paul at the Staples Veterinary Clinic visit with Duncan during his annual appointment for the Morris Animal Foundation’s Golden Retriever Lifetime Study. Submitted
Golden retrievers take part in study to fight cancer
February 3, 2018 - 6:00am
December 20, 2017
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5 Christmas gifts for dog lovers
December 20, 2017 - 4:22pm
October 3, 2017
Mark Holbrook's grief turned to rage when no law enforcement officer visited his property to investigate when he reported he believed his beloved dogs were fatally poisoned. Illustration
Dog owner reports possible poisoning in Cass County
October 3, 2017 - 8:00am