Animal Rescue League News and Notes – 8/25/15

By on August 25, 2015

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 events can be found on our Pet Events page.


TUESDAY (8-25): Advanced Agility and Competition Agility Training Classes

WEDNESDAY (8-26): BEYOND ADOPTION: Educating the Next Generation of Animal Lovers

THURSDAY (8-27): Yappy Hour

SATURDAY (8-29): ACTHA Trail Ride (Last day to register is Thursday.)



The Mane Event – September 26

Take a Chance on Me Fashion Show – October 2



Meet Your Match – If you’re considering adopting a cat but don’t know how to choose – let us help! Fill out the Meet Your Match questionnaire about your ideal cat and any cats already in your home and we’ll pair you up with a cat that best matches your answers!


PetSnip – FREE spay/neuter assistance for cats of residents in the 50315 zip code. A microchip and vaccinations are also included.


Check out the links below to ARL’s featured adoptable pets of the week!



Trinidy is an easygoing guy who is looking for a family that will take him on daily walks and enjoy playtime with him. He loves squeaky toys! Trinidy is a clean slate as far as training goes, so a training class would be great for him to bond with his new family while learning the basics. Learn more at


Callie is a cuddly, independent, and somewhat shy girl who loves snuggling in your lap and nuzzling your face. She lived with other cats in her previous home, but they tended to stress her out. Her ideal home would be calmer, and she may be happiest as an only kitty. Learn more at

About Eric Forrest

Eric Forrest is a student, teacher, writer and dad. He's had 5 dogs, 4 cats, two ducks and a cottontail rabbit he nursed back to health. When he's not writing about pets, he's writing essays, teaching literature, changing diapers and reading short stories.

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