Shelter open house honors the late Virginia and Delbert Stevens, Roger Bernard, and the dedicated team that keeps the place humming every day

WNLP story and photos by Mike Kellems (scroll down for photos) Saturday afternoon’s beautiful weather provided the perfect backdrop for the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter’s ... Continue Reading →

Pets of the Day: stunning pair! (And a beautiful blue/gray goes home)

Wow. Look into the mesmerizing eyes of these two, Paul and Penelope, and try to resist. These two are shy but they just need someone to bring them out of their shells. If you’re ... Continue Reading →

Kitten overload! Shelter needs kitten adopters, fosters

A bit of a frantic message from the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter: HELP! We are starting out kitten season with a vengeance. Please, if you want to help save lives, adopt or ... Continue Reading →

Give a shelter dog a break from the kennel at Michiana Humane Society

Information provided Michiana Humane Society is proud to announce a new program that allows members of the community to socialize with shelter dogs on field trips for a day. Every day ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Cracker and Hemi

WNLP and the Independent Cat Society introduce these two Whiskers of the Week, Cracker and Hemi. If you’re looking for a gentle, laid-back cat, Cracker, 3, is your girl. She loves ... 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 →

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 →