• Halloween Safety for your pets

    It’s not quite as dangerous or “scary” as the Fourth of July, but Halloween can be a perilous time for pets. Really, any time when things are not in line with the daily routine, trouble can present...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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  • The Holiday Season Officially Starts Tomorrow

    Halloween, Thanksgiving, New Year’s celebrations and everything in between makes for a holiday-filled end to the calendar year. There’s one holiday that precedes them all and, depending on who you ask, is at least the cutest of...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • ARL this week (10-26-15)

    It’s Halloween week, so you know there will be some spooky stuff happening at Animal Rescue League of Iowa! Check out featured programs, some events and, as always, two adoptable animals from ARL below. THIS WEEK  WEDNESDAY: Dog Grooming...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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  • Furry Friends Fundraiser Calendar

    Furry Friends Refuge is excited to announce a series of fundraisers hosted by Granite City Food & Brewery in Clive. On various dates, Granite City will donate 10-15 percent of all orders — dine-in and carryout —...

    • Posted October 23, 2015
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  • Learn about Des Moines’ Canine Blood Bank

    We humans know that donating blood results in hospitals having blood and blood components that are needed to treat sick and injured people. But did you know there is a similar operation in Des Moines only for...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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  • Furry Friends Celebrates its 1,000th Adoption!

    Furry Friends Refuge recently notched a milestone adoption: The no-kill shelter’s 1,000th adoption in 2015 took place on Monday, Oct. 12.   Zoey the kitten found her forever home at the shelter’s downtown Des Moines adoption facility,...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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  • Meet Paws on Wheels Rescue Transport

    Typically, our Rescue Friends stories center on one group, letting you know who they are, which breeds they typically work with and where they are specifically located. This interview, however, is from a group that works with...

    • Posted October 16, 2015
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  • Meet Beer Paws and its founder, Crystal Wiebe

    Crystal Wiebe was always losing her bottle opener. To rectify this problem, she placed one on her dog’s collar so that she would never again have to wonder the whereabouts of that invaluable tool. Initially, she thought...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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  • ARL Update – (10-12-15)

    Program info, events and adoptable animals featured this week from Animal Rescue League can be found below! Click the links to learn more! THIS WEEK   TUESDAY: Tales with Tails THURSDAY: Volunteer Orientation (Noon & 5:00 p.m.) SATURDAY: Build Your Riding...

    • Posted October 12, 2015
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  • When there’s an emergency, don’t forget pets

    There are times when you can plan for an emergency situation. Other times, there’s little to no warning. We’re all susceptible to whacks from fate, so preparedness should be important to us all. That said, what should...

    • Posted October 9, 2015
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