Family gatherings and feasts of food are often key components of Thanksgiving celebrations. However, both can pose dangers to your pets. Consider the following tips to keep your pets safe during the festivities of the holiday.
When it comes to the holiday season, every pet owner knows to keep the chocolate goodies out of the dog's reach and the poinsettias out of the cat's tummy, but seldom do people think to prepare their pets for the inevitable chaos that comes with the end of another year.
Ralph was a gift from Santa for 8 year-old Jill. Jill and her brother Adam loved Ralph for 3 years...but then as cats sometimes do, he got out one day, and despite searching everywhere, they never saw him again. That is, until now, 14 years later.
Dressing in costume, trick-or-treating for candy, and enjoying good old-fashioned frights are part of any good Halloween celebration, but these holiday traditions might not be as much fun for our pets.
Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) officials responded at the request of Humboldt County law enforcement to assist with the seizure, assessment, and care of 10 dogs from a property in Livermore, IA.
Those of us who have had pets in our lives know the ability animals have to put a smile on our face and boost our mood. TheraPets, a new program from Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL), brings those experiences to patients in the care of nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, hospice facilities, and other such residences.
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 1,337 animals - and growing each day.
Friends, bonfires, and fireworks make for a great 4th of July celebration, but keep your pet's safety in mind.
Every summer, hundreds of cats and dogs die needlessly after they are left inside cars. During this time of year, the Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) receives about 5 calls each day alerting us to pets locked in cars.
Update: Rocco is recovering well and is on his way to finding a forever home!