• Make sure your animals are licensed!

    The deadline in Des Moines to register your animals was March 30, but if you didn’t get licensed, make an effort to do so. Applications are available on the city’s website,or you can apply in person at Des...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Beer Paws

    Beer Paws is dedicated to celebrating the relationship we beer drinkers have with our dogs.

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Horrible News for Iowa Animals

    The “Horrible Hundred” is a list of puppy mills around the country and is published yearly. The list includes Iowa breeders (again) as the midwest is home to many of the worst facilities in the country. From...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Attend the 2015 Great Iowa Pet Expo

    The Great Iowa Pet Expo is scheduled for October 2015 and will be great fun as always! About The Great Iowa Pet Expo: Mission The mission of the Great Iowa Pet Expo is to promote the health...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Puff and Fluff Dog Washes!

    Puff & Fluff Dog Washes are happening throughout the year! On 6/13/2015 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM at ARL Main in Des Moines, bring your pup to Bailey’s Bark Park for a bath! Bring your dog to the...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Microchip Event

    On June 6, 2015, take initiative and get your pets microchipped! Location: ARL Animal Care & Control, 1615 SE 14th Street, Des Moines (Map) Details: If your pet gets lost, how will you find them? Microchipping your pet is...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Des Moines house fire causes damage, but pup is saved

    From KETV.com – DES MOINES, Iowa —Firefighters rescued a frightened little dog from a burning home in Des Moines on Wednesday. Firefighters pulled the dog, Bugsy, out of the home and called animal control officers around 9...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • How and Why to Hire a Pet Sitter

    If you have pets and need someone to watch them while you are away, you need a special person to care for your special friends. For pet owners, the situation is inevitable. Your family wants to take...

    • Posted May 9, 2015
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  • How to Find the Right Veterinarian

    We’ve said it elsewhere, but we’ll say it again here- getting a pet is not an insignificant event. Getting a puppy is much like having a child. A newborn kitten needs constant attention and care. That said;...

    • Posted May 2, 2015
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