It’s raining cats and dogs

It’s raining cats and dogs. Not only outside, but at the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter. The shelter has recently had quite an influx of pets needing homes. But let’s ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: young Marisa (and Bear goes home)

Click photos to enlarge Look at that irresistible tilt of the head. Look at that tongue. This is Marisa, a female shepherd mix pup just waiting to play with someone. If you’re interested ... Continue Reading →

Shelter’s 3rd annual Dog Days a big hit

Photos and information provided The LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter drew its biggest Dog Days turnout ever on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at the fairgrounds. At least 200 people ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Marsh-a-Mallow and Lucia

WNLP and the Independent Cat Society present these Whiskers of the Week, Marsh-a-Mallow and Lucia. Marsh-a-Mallow, 3, is a snow white princess still waiting for a family. She would ... Continue Reading →

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 →