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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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  • 14 Mini Horses Need Your Help

    posted on Wednesday, July 21, 2021

    14 miniature horses rescued in terrible condition from an eastern Iowa property are safe and receiving care at the Animal Rescue League's Second Chance Ranch.

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  • Ghost was in Pain and Barely Able to Walk

    posted on Thursday, July 15, 2021

    Ghost is just 6 months old and has already been through so much. He came to the Animal Rescue League in serious pain, struggling to walk with a severely swollen back leg. X-rays in our Miracle Medical Ward showed a long fracture and muscle atrophy, indicating the break isn't fresh. Sadly, this poor pup has been suffering for a while.

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