News & Articles

Agencies Partner to Rescue Kitten from Culvert

posted 9/26/2014

On Wednesday we received a call from a Polk County Animal Control Officer to assist with a 6 week old kitten he was trying to rescue from a 20 foot culvert in Johnston. With the morning rain, the water was rising and he wasn't able to reach the kitten, despite his best efforts. We quickly loaded up with nets and poles and headed out there.

Prepare Your Pets During Preparedness Month

posted 9/22/2014

September's Preparedness Month is an opportunity to encourage Iowans to take steps to make sure they and their families are ready for disasters. But it's also an opportunity to talk about preparedness for other important members of our families, our pets.

Animal Rescue League is Over Capacity & Asking for the Public's Help 7-14

posted 7/8/2014

Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) officials are asking for the public's help as they face a record number of homeless animals in their care - over 1,200 animals - and growing each day.

ARL Offers $1,000 Reward in Case of Chemical Attack Against Dog

posted 6/30/2014

- The Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) is issuing a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for hurting the 5 year-old dog named "Boomer" in Altoona last week.

Over 300 Neglected & Deceased Animals Rescued

posted 2/21/2014

On Friday, February 21, the ARL assisted local authorities in Davis County in the rescue of nearly 300 animals, represented by nearly 30 different species.

UPDATE: 60 Living & 2 Deceased Animals Removed From Accused Shooter's Home

posted 12/27/2013

These animals are currently receiving care at the Animal Rescue League of Iowa.

The Animal Rescue League Teams Up With Walgreens to Save Lives

posted 10/1/2013

This October, Stop Into a Walgreens Location to Support Shelter Pets

Animal Rescue League of Iowa Seeks Additional Transfer Partners To Work Together To Save More Lives

posted 8/9/2013

The ARL is seeking additional rescue groups, shelters, and other animal welfare organizations to participate in our Transfer Partner program to help save more lives.

ARL to Host First Off-Site Adopt-A-Thon at Jordan Creek Town Center

posted 7/25/2013

Dog and cat adoption fees will be reduced to $25 for this one-day event.

Animal Rescue League is Over Capacity & Asking for the Public's Help

posted 7/10/2013

A recent hoarder rescue of 40 cats brings the number of animals in their care to a record 1,210.