All posts by Eric Forrest

  • SuperZoo Wrap-Up from Pets in Des Moines

    Pets in Des Moines attended another amazing SuperZoo show in Las Vegas this month in order to get a first-hand look at all the new products and services being offered by some of the best manufacturers and service...

    • Posted August 25, 2016
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  • Attend the Great Iowa Pet Expo, Oct. 22/23

    On October 22 and 23, make plans to attend the Great Iowa Pet Expo! This is a great opportunity to explore local and regional industry leaders, not to mention a wonderful social event! For more info on...

    • Posted August 23, 2016
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  • Very cool stuff happening at ARL this week (and beyond!)

    If you’re out and about this Saturday with your pup, there are three great options for you and your buddy to enjoy with Iowa’s Animal Rescue League. Click the links directly below for more information on dog...

    • Posted August 1, 2016
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  • Dogs training to become companions for military vets

    Here’s a cool story from Iowa’s Animal Rescue League detailing four dogs who will receive basic skill-and-manners training from Clarinda Correctional Facility inmates. After weeks of training, the dogs will be placed with military veterans who will...

    • Posted May 24, 2016
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  • Need a birthday party idea in Des Moines? Think about ARL!

    Does your child LOVE animals? Give them a party to remember at the Animal Rescue League! Your child and up to 9 guests (all must be 6 years of age or older) will receive a shelter tour,...

    • Posted May 21, 2016
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  • Attend the Run With Police 5K Race benefiting Special Olympics

    Looking for a fun event in Des Moines that is pet friendly and will support a great cause? Attend the 5K “Run With Police Race” benefiting Iowa Special Olympics on May 21, 2016 at 9 am.  ...

    • Posted April 21, 2016
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  • ARL Happenings this week (4-18-16)

    There’s always a great program, event, or bit of news happening at Iowa’s Animal Rescue League- here’s a taste of what’s happening this week, April 18, 2016. THIS WEEK THURSDAY: Volunteer Orientation (Noon & 5 p.m.) SATURDAY: Puppy Play Groups, Help a...

    • Posted April 18, 2016
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  • Help Caprice start a new life

    A couple of our Iowa friends have a wonderful rescue story to share. Read about Caprice below and see how you can help her start a new life. On March 18, 2016, Zach thought he was just...

    • Posted April 16, 2016
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  • Foster an Animal, Save a Life (Like Kyle’s!)

    On Christmas Eve, I volunteered at the Nebraska Humane Society. When volunteers handle shelter duties that day, the staff gets to go home early or completely take the day off. I expected to go enrich some cats,...

    • Posted April 11, 2016
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  • “Mill Dog Monthly” – news from Bailing Out Benji

    Our friends at Bailing Out Benji, a non-profit based in Ames, IA, continues to educate about and advocate for puppy mill dogs in its newest Mill Dog Monthly newsletter. Follow this link to read the newsletter. This...

    • Posted April 1, 2016
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