Pet of the week: Lily

  This week the La Porte County Animal Shelter is featuring Lily, a Staffordshire Terrier. “She is adorable and very sweet,” shelter officials wrote WNLP. “She ... Continue Reading →

Animal lovers, beware: pet adoption scams are on the rise

  The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a rise in all sorts of fraudulent schemes — including pet adoption fraud. Police are warning that Fraud.org has seen a 42% increase in pet ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the week: Lace

Meet this week’s pet of the week, Lace. “She is a beautiful little girl,” officials from the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter tell us. “She is very sweet ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the week: Chop

Safety concerns have temporarily closed the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter, 2855 W. Ind. 2, but pets are still available for adoption by appointment. Looking for a dog to share ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Week: Madeline

Safety concerns have temporarily closed the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter, 2855 W. Ind. 2, but pets are still available for adoption by appointment. Cat lovers: meet Madeline. ... Continue Reading →

A little help for our friends … thanks to the county shelter, the HFL and volunteers

  Humans aren’t the only ones affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our beloved pets are, too. In fact, the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter, 2855 W. Ind. 2, has had a few ... Continue Reading →

Shelter pets: Wait till you see the AFTER

The La Porte County Small Animal Shelter staff doesn’t simply take in abandoned animals. They make sure the animals are healthy and treat any issues found. And when necessary, ... Continue Reading →

8 squirming pugs, 2 great Danes, 1 dapper pin and a roomful of wagging tails

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski You never know what creatures are going to show up at the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter’s Pet Photos with Santa, but you can bet they’re ... Continue Reading →

Four-footed guests sniff new Dogbone and seem to like it

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Recently about 50 people and their dogs (that adds up to “ruff”ly 300 legs) strolled the new 2&20 Dogbone just days before it opened to ... Continue Reading →

MEOW! means HELP! Come and adopt a cat or kitten now from LP shelter

They’re warm and well fed at the shelter. But that’s not the same as having a home — a real home. The message from the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter: “We ... Continue Reading →