You can help the shelter critters: Next volunteer session is March 26

You can walk the dogs or play with them in the yard, you can pet the kitties in their special cozy room, and more. Come and learn about volunteering at the LaPorte County Small Animal ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: Handsome Tone will stay home, with the right human friend(s)   

(NOTE: Tone’s adoption fee is being covered by the wonderful folks at Karahtess!) “I would like to introduce myself. My name is Tone. I understand that I have a problem and want ... Continue Reading →

Kids can ride free on any South Shore train between March 23-April 6

Information provided With spring break right around the corner, the South Shore Line is expanding its Kids Ride Free program from March 23 – April 6. The South Shore selected this ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: She’s got style

The LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter and WNLP present Chanel, a  sleek, beautiful adult boxer mix. Don’t let her look of aplomb fool you, though: This cutie is a calm and friendly ... Continue Reading →

Get a kitty cat to warm up your winter; you won’t regret it

There’s a lot of winter left. You’re tempted to crank up the thermostat a few more degrees. Don’t do it! For a small fee, adopt a nice, warm lap cat from the LaPorte County Small ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Libby and Summer

WNLP and the Independent Cat Society introduce these two Whiskers of the Week, Libby and Summer. Libby is a beautiful girl with gorgeous green eyes. She can be a little shy sometimes ... Continue Reading →

Shelter workers, police impounding animals left out in the cold

Update from the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter Tuesday night, 10 p.m.: “Staff just arrived at the shelter with hopefully the last impound of the night. We were out in ... Continue Reading →

Pets of the Day: Loving cats and dogs are waiting for you. (And Happy is happy indeed as he goes home)

Click photos to enlarge Throughout the holidays, the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter’s diligent daily work continued as they took care of deserving animals and sought homes ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Carly and Jay

WNLP and the Independent Cat Society introduce these two Whiskers of the Week, Carly and Jay. Carly is 1 year old and appears to be wearing a lovely black bonnet to complement her ... Continue Reading →

Pet Photos 2018 draws everything from a tiny hedgehog to a medium-sized donkey

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski, story by Beth Boardman (Many more of Bob’s merry photos below story) “Are you going tomorrow?” I asked Bob. “Are you kidding?” he replied. ... Continue Reading →