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Foster care orientation classes will be held February 20th at 10am. More details here. Scroll down to foster care orientation to register!

Hearts for HART is here once again! Stop by and buy a $1.00 or $5.00 heart. You can honor a son, daughter, pet or friend. Past or present. A great way to help the animals and show your loved ones you care!














Come Join Us!


When? January 4th from 4pm - 8pm. Where? We will be at the Franklin Art Center in Brainerd. 1001 Kingwood St. What?




Actress Janine Turner will be the featured speaker at Cuyuna Regional Medical Centerís womenís health and wellness event will speak about Heart Health, Mental Health, and Overcoming Alcoholism. Her presentation will be at 5 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. There will be numerous health demonstrations, more than 50 educational (This is where we come in!) booths, various wellness screenings and mini spa services. Physicians, nurses, dietitians, and other health care providers will answer questions and provide advice. Ladies will receive a goody bag at the door, healthy refreshments will be served, and there will be lots of giveaways. The fee is $5 per person and because of limited seating a ticket is required by registering at http://www.cuyunamed.org/html/wellness/best-accessory.html. A check payable to Cuyuna Regional Medical Center can also be sent to: CRMC Wellness, 320 E. Main St., Crosby, MN 56441. Tickets will be mailed the week prior to the event. For more information, contact Jennifer Holmvig at jholmvig@cuyunamed.org or 218-545-4455.

Contact: jholmvig@cuyunamed.org




 2015 was a very busy year for moving and grooving fundraisers. We have been talking for a few years about adding a 5 & 10K race to the mix and this year it happened.

Hoofin it for HART:

This year marked the 20th anniversary of the annual companion walk. It was a beautiful day at the Northland Arboretum and the crowd was fantastic. This year we invited fourteen vendors to sell their products during the walk, and the results were very profitable.

Thanks to the volunteers and donors, the walk expense was $0 this year. What a great feeling, all the proceeds could benefit the animals and the shelter. Total money raised at the walk this year was $13,235.98. This walk was one of the best.

Special thank you to the walk sponsors:

Thelen Heating & Roofing INC, Staples Veterinary Clinic, Lakeland Veterinary Hospital, North Star Drilling, Animal Care Center, Kummet, Larson, Bluth & Co, PA, Crosslake Veterinary Hospital, Viking land Harley Davidson, Country Doc Veterinary Clinic, Brainerd Animal Clinic.

Thank you to everyone who donated food items, in-kind donations, vendors and walkers. Also thank you to the special guests we had which included; Patriot Assistance Dogs, Riley Fletcher, (certified therapy dog) and Chaz Germann, (HART representative dog).

Mark your calendar for May 14th, 2016. The walk will be held at the Northland Arboretum.

Doggie Dash 2015

A dream became a reality this year. HART had talked about doing a 5 & 10 K race for many years. Thanks to chairperson Brittany Goerges the race finally got off and running. Kara Race Management took us under their wing and helped us with the race, plus they did the set-up and timing. The run was held September 12th at the Whipple Beach Recreational Area in Baxter. we could not have asked and gotten a nicer day. The turnout was good for a first time race and HART profited $2,128.49.

Special thanks to the following for sponsoring the run.

Mille Lacs Corporate Adventure, CRMC, Magnum Research and Winners Trophy.

Thank you to the following donors and volunteers.

Karma Race Management, Wendyís, Starbucks, Costco, Culligan, Mn Tís, Rhonda Murray, Judy Locke, Jan Germann, JoAnne Germann, Brittany Goerges, Kelly Jacobs, Melissa & Ben Lundeen

Fran Rodahl, Pauline Tischman, Don Hannahs, Sid & Geri Inman, Maris Speckman, Chuck & Kris Driessen, Jon & Christina Marietti, Bill Wambeke, John & Sharon Lowry, Shawn Kobs.

And of course a big thnk you to the runners. HART plans to make this an annual event. Hope to see you next fall at the 2nd annual Doggie Dash.



Have a cute name but no animal to give it to?

Name one of our cats! Stop by HART and for $5.00 you can name one of our furry felines.

*All names are subject to approval by staff.






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Tuesday - Saturday: 11-5
Sunday: 11-2


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