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Roger Hoenigschmidt takes Maggie outside to play with her tiger at his home on Paul Lake in Minnesota. Maggie is owned by Bruce and Pam Hoekstra's family, but spends her days with Hoenigschmidt and his wife, Hazel. (Carrie Snyder / The Forum)

Busy Perham family 'shares' dog with retirees

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PERHAM - Roger Hoenigschmidt was taking his daily constitutional when he was joined by an unexpected companion.

She was a large, affable, cream-colored golden retriever, and she trotted beside the retiree as if she'd known him all her life.


As the dog accompanied him on his usual route along Paul Lake south of Perham, Hoenigschmidt worried she might be a stray.

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