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"Daddy's home!" Rae Burmeister said when greeting his new dog, Bootsie after returning home for the day. By the bond the two have, it is a shock the two have only been together for a little over two weeks.

Rae Burmeister makes a home for the most popular stray in Blackduck

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Last summer, three stray dogs moved into Blackduck to call the city their home. After numerous complaints from various individuals, two suddenly disappeared, leaving a skiddish female dog to fend for herself. Now, almost a year later, Blackduck city maintenance worker Rae Burmeister has given the dog, that he now calls Bootsie (because of her white paws), a loving home.


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