Volunteers needed for kennel project

Thanks to a grant, the Tri-County Humane Society will be able to repaint its dog kennels and spruce up its walking path, but volunteer human labor is needed.

The Society is asking for able-bodied adults who will be able to prep the kennels for painting and/or who can help widen and spread mulch on the dog-walking trail.

The work will take place from 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, July 19. There will be a free lunch for participants. To sign up, contact Kim at 320-252-0896.

The Society received a $5,000 shelter-renovation grant from the Pedigree (pet food company) and, as well as $5,000-worth of Pedigree dog food.

The kennel rooms will have to be emptied for re-painting. That is why Society members are hoping adoptions will happen – the very best way to “empty” a kennel.

From now through the month of July, all dog-adoption fees will be discounted. Those who want a dog can take 1 percent times the number of days a dog has lived in the shelter, and that number in dollar terms can be deducted off of the adoption fee. For example, a dog that has been at the shelter for 50 days would translate into 50 percent off the fee.

Dogs for adoption and other animals can be seen at the Tri-County Humane Society’s website at




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