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Fostering animals is way of life for Hastings woman

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Shannon Tarr of Hastings must have the cutest home in town.

It’s not what is outside that is cute – it’s what is inside. This week, seven adorable four-week old puppies, their eyes still closed, were all busy stumbling about inside.


She operates a foster home for dogs at her house and recently received seven black golden retriever puppies, all of which she hopes to get adopted out just after Christmas. The seven are three weeks away from being able to be adopted.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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