Tag: animal shelter

LAHARPE — A love of helping others, coupled with a love of animals has kept Blaine King busy the past few weeks. King culminated his month-plus effort to convert old tires into bedding for dogs…

Of the more than 500 million Americans who’ve ever lived, fewer than four dozen have ascended to the presidency. It’s hard to relate to a group that exclusive. But pets that dig up the Rose…

LAHARPE — Even with its hours limited because of the COVID-19 pandemic, things are as bustling as ever at the Allen County Animal Rescue Facility. Residents still can adopt dogs or cats of all ages…

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Riley County authorities are working to determine how to care for about 30 dogs who were found living in a man’s home. The terrier-mix dogs were discovered Monday at a home…

Janice Porter, director of the Allen County Animal Rescue Facility, helps call out numbers for a benefit bingo game Saturday at Rookie’s in Iola. A capacity crowd filled the restaurant, with proceeds going to ACARF,…

Roses are red. Violets are blue. If you love animals, here’s what you should do: Make a date with your veterinarian to have your animal companions “snipped.” February may be associated with romance, but it’s…

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A grouchy feline dubbed the “world’s worst cat” is quickly becoming the world’s most popular, as people vie to adopt her and media outlets from around the world compete for interviews. Stories…

Dear editor, Please, Allen County commissioners, don’t consider it a hardship to ask the citizens of Iola, who also pay county taxes, to give more money to preserve the Allen County Animal Rescue Facility just…

Iola native Heidi Starks Crane is the author of “Amazing Grace,” a heart-warming story of her experience of adopting a cat from an animal shelter. The cat, Gracie, comes into Crane’s life just as she…

Allen County Commissioners agreed to pay $87,968 to replace equipment in the 911 Center during their weekly meeting on Tuesday morning 911 Communications Director Angie Murphy asked for the money to replace the department’s radios,…