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Blessing of the Pets

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Sunday is a usual day of rest where many family and friends take time to go to church and receive a blessing. One Billings church decided to not leave out their four-legged family members.

Shiloh United Methodist has blessed people's pets for several years. On Sunday, they kept the tradition going. The church and it's members had a Blessing of the Pets service. Several pups were on hand to receive their blessing and they even got a dog treat. Members of the church, who were not able to bring their pets, were told to bring pictures of their pets so Pastor Tyler Amundson could see what they look like.

Church member, Ron Wyre told KULR-8, "It represents a commitment to pets, to their animals and it's a moving thing and very important."

Pastor Amundson said the church members really enjoy the blessing of the pets service. "I think it just means an opportunity to recognize that we are all part of God's creation and how do we do that together."

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