Jane Bernard Animal Adoption Center is filled with kittens; please consider adopting!

  A message from the Jane Bernard Animal Adoption Center: “Cats snd kittens continue to pour into our shelter (probably all shelters). With (Tuesday’s) after-hours ... Continue Reading →

Officials and well-wishers warmly dedicate the Jane Bernard Animal Adoption Center

  Photos by WNLP’s Bob Wellinski, story by WNLP’s Beth Boardman (Click photos to enlarge) Perhaps the most appropriate moment at the celebration rededicating ... Continue Reading →

Folks can once again drop in at Michiana Humane Society to look for a pet

  Michiana Humane Society, 722 Ind. 212, Michigan City, has reopened its doors to people seeking to adopt animals. The shelter had been limited to appointments only since June ... Continue Reading →

La Porte County Small Animal Shelter shares a bittersweet story

  WNLP editor’s note: While many of the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter’s stories have happy endings, others are tragic, and yet others are a bit of both, such ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: dogged determination

  Our Bob Wellinski writes: “Gilda could have gotten a drink from her nearby bowl. But no – she was determined to get a drink from the lawn sprinkler, which proved ... Continue Reading →

La Porte County Small Animal Shelter to be renamed the Jane Bernard Animal Adoption Center

Story by Beth Boardman, WNLP In an action that could not be more deserved, the La Porte County Commission unanimously voted Wednesday night, June 16, 2021, to rename the La Porte County ... Continue Reading →

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 →