Recent News

  • 46 Cats Rescued, Now They Need Your Help

    posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022

    When our Mobile Rescue Team received a call to help a family struggling to provide for a large number of sick cats and kittens that had multiplied in their home, we didn't hesitate. We knew we had to help.

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  • 15 Pets Rescued From Junk-Filled Trailer

    posted on Monday, September 12, 2022

    ARL Animal Services officers found 15 animals crammed into a small trailer home, filled with junk and reeking of urine. They assisted Des Moines Police with the removal of a dog, eight cats and six rabbits from a toxic, trash-filled trailer in southwest Des Moines.

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  • Back to School Blues

    posted on Monday, August 22, 2022

    After three glorious months of having the undivided attention of their children companions -- playing outside, taking long naps, and going on the occasional car ride with mom and dad -- your pet has probably noticed by now that things are quite different. Lazy days have been replaced with hectic mornings and long lonely days, which can result in your pet becoming stressed.

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  • Harry needs your help

    posted on Wednesday, August 3, 2022

    This senior boy (we estimate him to be at least 10) arrived at the ARL after a good Samaritan found him and rushed him to us for help. He was in pain, confused and unable to use his leg – it appeared he was hit by a car.

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