All posts by Eric Forrest

  • Events, Programs, Pets from ARL this week

    Here are your weekly headlines and things of note from Animal Rescue League:   THIS WEEK TUESDAY-SATURDAY: Microchip Walk-ins SATURDAY: The Mane Event   UPCOMING EVENTS Take a Chance on Me Fashion Show – October 2   PROGRAM FEATURE Paws...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • Tips for a Clean House

    Unless you’ve got a special, hypoallergenic animal that somehow doesn’t shed, you’ve got pet hair in your house. It comes with the territory. And regardless of how well-behaved your pet is, he or she is going to...

    • Posted September 18, 2015
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  • This week at Iowa ARL

    Here’s what happening in the coming days at the Animal Rescue League!   MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: New Training Classes begin (Fast Track Good Manners, Intermediate Agility, Puppy Kindergarten, Adolescent Puppy & Good Manners classes) THURSDAY: Volunteer Orientation (Noon & 5:00 p.m.) SATURDAY: Disaster Preparation & Response, DNA Day, Puff & Fluff...

    • Posted September 14, 2015
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  • ARL happenings this week – (9/8/15)

    THIS WEEK TUESDAY: Tales with Tails THURSDAY: Knittin’ for Kittens SATURDAY: Volunteer Orientation, Foster Orientation, TheraPets Orientation   UPCOMING EVENTS The Mane Event – September 26 Take a Chance on Me Fashion Show – October 2   PROGRAM FEATURE Critter Camp – Classrooms around the metro...

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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  • Thoughts on National Puppy Mill Awareness Month

    It seems like every month is National-something month, doesn’t it? And each month of the year has many different titles, identities. Some are important, some are not. September, for animal advocates, is especially important as it’s National Puppy...

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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  • Support the 2015 Des Moines Puppy Up! Cancer Walk

    On September 19, 2015, community members and animal advocates have an opportunity to come together in the name of cancer research (and fun!) at the 2015 Des Moines Puppy Up! Walk. From 9 am to 12 pm...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • This week from ARL

    Here are your weekly event reminders, program features and adoptable featured pets from the Animal Rescue League of Iowa! EVENTS: TUESDAY (9-1): Bow Wow Meow Book Club SATURDAY (9-5): Puppy Kindergarten, Adolescent Puppy and Good Manners training classes begin   UPCOMING EVENTS The...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • 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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