• Call to End Breed Discrimination

    You know, if we reported on all the change.org petitions circulating the interwebs right now, we’d probably get really tired and dehydrated. We’d need some of that powder that prevents heat rash from sitting so much, too....

    • Posted August 28, 2015
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  • Tips: Do this, but not that for the cat

    Some people think cats are nebulous. Aloof. Weird. I prefer to think them cerebral, intuitive, a higher life form. Either way, caring for cats is a bit different than other kinds of companion animals. Urgent Pet Care...

    • Posted August 28, 2015
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  • Animal Rescue League News and Notes – 8/25/15

    Below is a list of special events, upcoming programs and even a couple of featured adoptable pets from the Animal Rescue League of Iowa. Each week, we’ll fill you in on what’s happening with ARL, plus more...

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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  • A Different Kind of Classified Ad in Yesterday’s Des Moines Register

    Ask a shelter, rescue group or informed pet advocate where to new companion animal. You’ll find they direct you towards an adoption counselor at a shelter, an adoption application for a rescue, or maybe a reputable breeder...

    • Posted August 24, 2015
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  • Meet House With a Heart, Pet Sanctuary

    We have done several posts advocating for senior pets, explaining the benefits of older animals and featuring older animals in our pet spotlights. We love them. I mean, why wouldn’t we? Well, it turns out we aren’t...

    • Posted August 19, 2015
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  • Meet Muddy Paws Second Chance Rescue

    Muddy Paws Second Chance Rescue is a 2015-born Rescue that we’re proud to feature as a Rescue Friend. Get to know the organization and help where you can!   Q: What is your organization called and where...

    • Posted August 17, 2015
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  • ARL Talking Points, Adoptable Pets (8/17/15)

    Upcoming events, news, adoptable pets and more are shared with us each week from The Animal Rescue League of Iowa. We’ll pass the info on to you and we hope you’ll attend, share and adopt! Here are...

    • Posted August 17, 2015
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  • Furry Friends Refuge expands into Des Moines

    On top of the no-kill communities it has already established, Furry Friends Refuge animal shelter has expanded into Des Moines. And though the Grand Opening for the new shelter has passed, we’re sharing the news for Des...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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  • Dog by Dog Iowa Premiere Recap

    Expectations were high for the Iowa Premiere of 5414 Productions’s Dog by Dog. Because of a wonderful effort leading up to the event by 5414 and Bailing Out Benji, 450 tickets were sold to the Ames showing, making it...

    • Posted August 10, 2015
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  • Talking Points, Pets of the week from ARL

    Each week, we’ll relay event, program and adoptable pet information from the Animal Rescue League of Iowa. Check out the event links below and also see our Events page, complete with a link to the ARL event...

    • Posted August 10, 2015
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