ICS Whiskers of the Week: Rain and Thunder

Nothing stormy about these two. WNLP and the Independent Cat Society present these Whiskers of the Week, Rain (female) and Thunder (male). This adorable duo is 5 months old. They’d ... Continue Reading →

Pets of the Day: besties Dixie and Belle (and Max gets his own new best friend)

Click photos to enlarge Two peas in a pod. Sometimes pets should be adopted together if at all possible. That’s the case with Dixie and Belle, 4-year-old besties. They would be over ... Continue Reading →

Positive triumphs over negative: Dozens rushed into action to help dogs rescued from squalor

Silver lining time. The horrific news that 35 dogs (34 alive and 1 dead) were discovered in appalling conditions at a Michigan City house July 30, 2018, was hard to stomach. ... Continue Reading →

Pets of the Day: Choose one of these sweet pups, whose adoption fees are being covered by local donors

Click photos to enlarge In honor of Sponsor a Shelter Animal Day July 24, 2018, these two beautiful gals’ adoption fees are being covered by KarahTess Clothing and Lettering, and ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →