• The 2015 ARL Tree of Life

    The Animal Rescue League of Iowa’s annual Tree of Life display runs December 1-31 each year to collect donations for the animals during the holiday season. This time of year is especially great because of the giving,...

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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  • Holiday Foods Your Pets Should Avoid

    We know your pets are like family and we know how much they love to partake in holiday feasts, but there are some seriously dangerous foods common to the holidays that should never be offered to them....

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • Knittin’ for Kittens at ARL

    If you love knitting, animals and social events, the Animal Rescue League has a perfect once-a-month activity for you. Knittin’ for Kittens is one of the many clubs ARL offers on a regular basis and allows knitters...

    • Posted November 23, 2015
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  • Remember… Don’t ever buy a puppy.

    We’ve written about puppy mills, we’ve sponsored a local showing of the film Dog by Dog, which details the money trail leading into and out of puppy mills and government regulators. We also know you’ve heard about mills,...

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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  • Adopt a Senior Pet Month at Furry Friends Refuge

    November is Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month and Furry Friends has a number of promotions aiming to find homes for its senior animals.        For example, many senior cats have been sponsored (meaning someone has paid their adoption...

    • Posted November 9, 2015
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  • Upcoming Furry Friends Refuge Events

    For a complete, up-to-date list of events from Furry Friends, click here. Select events are listed below and we encourage you to check them out! Furry Friends Refuge is a no-kill shelter with locations in West Des Moines and...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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  • Check out this ARL Program

    Did you know that the Animal Rescue League of Iowa has social clubs for pet lovers? One interesting club featured in this week’s Talking Points from ARL is the Bow Wow Meow Book Club. Join fellow reading...

    • Posted November 2, 2015
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