21 cats left at Michiana Humane Society overnight

  Press release from Michiana Humane Society Over Saturday night, May 1, someone left four cages containing 21 cats at the Michiana Humane Society in Michigan City. The shelter ... Continue Reading →

After leading revival of the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter, Jane Bernard to retire after 31 years

    EDITOR’S NOTE: La Porte County Small Animal Shelter Executive Director Jane Bernard announced her retirement to county officials Feb. 4, 2021, after a remarkable 31 ... Continue Reading →

Take good care of your pets (and others’ if necessary) during this cold streak

  For the next week or so, highs are predicted to reach only into the teens and lows will be in the single digits. Folks at the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter remind you ... Continue Reading →

After 112 days, a happy ending for Janie

  If there’s any good news to come from the pandemic, it’s that animal adoptions have increased nationwide as homebound families take in new pets. But as always, more animals ... Continue Reading →

Buy dog licenses for $5 at LP County Small Animal Shelter

  2021 dog licenses are now available at the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter, 2855 W. Ind. 2, La Porte. Every dog over 6 months of age residing in La Porte County is required ... Continue Reading →

Heartfelt letter illustrates the generosity of healthcare foundation, animal shelter

  WNLP editor’s note: Little to explain here other than the heartfelt gratitude of a recipient of free pet food from the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter, thanks to the generosity ... Continue Reading →

The bad news: No Pet Photos with Santa this year. The good news: WNLP has 10 years’ worth of highlights.

  Photos by WNLP’s Bob Wellinski, story by WNLP’s Beth Boardman My buddy of 30-plus years, Bob Wellinski, and I usually synchronize our watches for our favorite holiday ... Continue Reading →

Once-homeless bloodhound hunts down criminals now

  WNLP editor’s note: The Michiana Humane Society (michianapets.org) shares this happy little story and photo about one of its former residents: On Friday two K-9 handlers from ... Continue Reading →

Plan for new animal hospital makes history in Westville

From Inside Indiana Business Westville is marking the beginning of what it is calling a significant redevelopment project. The Hero Pet Animal Hospital, which will initially create ... Continue Reading →

Gotta love those blessed pets

  News brief and photos by WNLP’s Bob Wellinski In honor of Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the LaPorte Catholic Community hosted a Blessing of the Animals at Sacred Heart ... Continue Reading →