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  • 26 Cats Rescued from One-bedroom Apartment in Des Moines

    posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2019

    26 cats and kittens who had been living crammed in a one-bedroom apartment in Des Moines are now safe at the ARL.

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  • Bella: Starving, Dehydrated, Neglected and Abandoned

    posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019

    Bella arrived at the Animal Rescue League of Iowa emaciated – hunched over, shivering uncontrollably, and covered in urine and feces. She had been neglected and abandoned and was so weak from starvation and dehydration that she could barely stand. On top of that, she was suffering from hypothermia

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  • Des Moines Juvenile Offender Charged With Abusing Dog

    posted on Friday, February 8, 2019

    On January 18, an Animal Rescue League of Iowa Animal Control Officer (ARL ACO) assisted the Des Moines Police Department (DMPD) on a call to save a dog in distress at the 2800 block of Boston Ave. The young, male dog was inside the home with facial swelling nearly 4x the normal size.

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  • ARL Removes 7 Abandoned Animals in Monroe County

    posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2019

    On Monday, January 21, the Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) Mobile Response Team assisted Monroe County officials in rescuing several animals from a property in rural Monroe County near Albia, IA. Three horses, one burro, one steer, and two dogs were all outside in the elements without any food, water, or adequate shelter.

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