ICS Whiskers of the Week: Johnny and Samantha

WNLP and the Independent Cat Society present these Whiskers of the Week, Johnny and Samantha. Handsome Johnny is quite social, friendly and lovable. He might even try to climb in your ... Continue Reading →

Every firework is a scary sound for many pets; here are tips to help them through this noisy holiday

Among other things, Independence Day is synonymous with big noise. Many of our pets suffer the consequences. The 4th is one of the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter’s busiest times, ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: BFFs Phoebe and Blackberry

WNLP and the Independent Cat Society present these Whiskers of the Week, Phoebe and Blackberry. Little Phoebe is patiently waiting for someone to come and take her home. Thanks to her ... Continue Reading →

Shelter’s Animal Care Camp welcomes 70 kids to learn about pets and pet care

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski A decade ago, LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter Director Jane Bernard and her hard-working crew launched a new program: the annual Animal Care Camp for ... Continue Reading →

Welcome, Charles Martin Amm

Charles Martin Amm was born at 8:10 a.m. June 13, 2018, at LaPorte Hospital to Leena and Nolan Amm. He weighed 9 pounds and was 20 inches long. Also welcoming Charles are his brother, ... Continue Reading →

Welcome, Beau Robert Kanney

Beau Robert Kanney was born June 13, 2018, at LaPorte Hospital in LaPorte, IN, to Erica and Zach Kanney. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces at birth. Beau joins siblings Norah, 11, Levi, ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte’s 1st of 3 Night Bike Rides this summer is June 15

Bicyclists of all ages are invited to participate in the LaPorte Park and Recreation Department’s Night Bike Rides this summer, scheduled for Fridays, June 15, July 20, and Aug. ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: handsome Nehi (And after waiting 154 days, Midge gets a home!)

Click photos to enlarge Never say guys can’t rock long hair with flair. This is Nehi, an adult male. He’s waiting for you to come and fall in love with him.    If you’re ... Continue Reading →

(UPDATE JUNE 7: All 3 kittens adopted!) Pets of the Day: cuteness times 3 (and Zoey finds a home)

Click photos to enlarge All together now: Awwww. Fill your home with instant fun by adopting one (or how about all three?) of these adorable babies. If you’re interested in adopting ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte School Corp. will again offer free meals for kids this summer

The LaPorte Community School Corp. will once again offer free meals this summer to kids ages 18 and younger at 6 locations. The Monday-through-Friday meal program begins June 4, 2018. ... Continue Reading →