Pet chip clinic nixed; couple faces charges
September 29, 2023
The pet microchip and vaccine clinic in Cloquet for Carlton County residents, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 23, was canceled last week after the partnering humane society founder was charged with fraud. Northern Lakes Rescue has partnered with the city and county in recent years to operate the microchip clinics. Carlton County coordinator Dennis Genereau said the city and county discovered the charges and plan to reschedule the clinic with another agency in the future.
According to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Revenue, the complaints allege that Shannon Marie Steele and R...