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  • She Arrived Struggling to Walk

    posted on Friday, October 1, 2021

    Oatmeal was found all alone in a fast-food parking lot struggling to walk. When she arrived at the Animal Rescue League, we immediately made her comfortable and began figuring out how to help her. X-rays showed severe problems with both of her back legs.

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  • Puppy in Need of Urgent Surgery

    posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    When 12-week-old Potato arrived at the Animal Rescue League, it was obvious the little round puppy was in pain. He held one of his front legs out from his body at an odd angle, and his eyes looked tired and confused.

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  • 43 Animals Rescued from Terrible Conditions

    posted on Tuesday, August 3, 2021

    The Animal Rescue League team has rescued 43 animals from terrible conditions during a two-day rescue at a property in Marion County. The dogs, cats, rabbits, horse and pot-bellied pigs were living in horrendous conditions alongside deceased animals with no food and no clean water.

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  • ARL Assisting Pets and Pet Owners through Extreme Heat Warning

    posted on Friday, July 23, 2021

    With extreme temperatures expected over the next several days, the Polk County Health Department encourages residents to take extra precautions to stay safe. As we brace for this extreme heat, the Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) is prepared to help pets and pet owners stay safe during these high temperature heat indexes.

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