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Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month at the ARL

June is usually all about honoring our dads and grads, but did you know that it’s also national Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month? If you happened to see us on KCCI a few weeks ago, you know that the Animal Rescue League of … Continue reading

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Spring Break Rescue Camp 2015

In March, we welcomed 16 campers to ARL Main for our Spring Break Rescue Camp! The kids, ranging from 3rd-5th grade, joined us for three days to learn how to love and care for pets of all shapes and sizes! … Continue reading

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Earlier this month, we welcomed a group of kids ages 6 and up to ARL main for a special paint-your-pet event! The “Petcasso” workshop was led by artist/illustrator Kathryn Finney, who has been a longtime friend of the ARL (she … Continue reading

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This Easter, Think Twice Before Novelty Gifting

Easter is just around the corner, which means that many families are preparing to gift their loved ones with beautifully dyed eggs, a challenging Easter egg hunt, or lots and lots of candy. However, some parents may decide that they … Continue reading

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Small Pet Guide: Which Is Right For You?

For animal lovers who don’t have the time, space or energy for a large pet, smaller animals like hamsters, gerbils, mice, rats or rabbits can make excellent companions. There are a lot of choices available when it comes to choosing a … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Pet Warm (And In Style) In Winter

It’s that bizarre time of year in Iowa again — one day it’s 45 degrees and sunny, and snow is coming down hard the next. Winter is almost over, but we’re not quite out of the woods yet. In the … Continue reading

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Stop the Sniffles: Tips for Living with Pet Allergies

No matter how much we enjoy spending time with our pets, nothing can ruin it more than dealing with a runny nose, an itchy throat, or watery eyes. But even if you suffer from pet allergies, there are a number … Continue reading

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