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Animal Rescue

Crown Point woman organizes cat rescue group

Efforts to relocate 60 cats living in a Merrillville home have spawned a new cat rescue group in Crown Point.

December 30, 2013 12:00 am
College grad finds her calling in animal rescue work

College grad finds her calling in animal rescue work

Munster resident Julianne Watterson happened upon her position at the South Suburban Humane Society by chance, but her experience there has persuaded her to remain in animal rescue for the rest of her life.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am
EMT uses training to care for humans, animals

EMT uses training to care for humans, animals

Emergency medical technician Bobby Elliott is using his hands-on training to serve both humans and animals.

November 27, 2013 12:00 am
School administrator guides children and helps save animals

School administrator guides children and helps save animals

Crown Point resident Amanda Arceo is one of 40 volunteers working to find homes for animals as a part of rescue group All Breed Rescue Angels Inc.

October 31, 2013 12:00 am
Volunteer works to rescue dogs from "death row"

Volunteer works to rescue dogs from "death row"

Jaime Schoon is working to ensure that dogs housed at Gary Animal Control escape euthanasia with her group Northwest Indiana Death Row Dogs.

October 25, 2013 12:00 am
Dogs join their voices at pet rescue fundraiser

Dogs join their voices at pet rescue fundraiser

Participants of the third annual Lakeshore PAWS Pup Crawl take off down the sidewalks of Lincolnway in downtown Valparaiso, walking their four-legged friends so everybody could see them Saturday evening.

July 20, 2013 7:42 pm
Dogs join their voices at pet rescue fundraiser

Dogs join their voices at pet rescue fundraiser

Brenda Olthff shows off Noah, one of the many dogs that were out and about in Central Park Plaza in downtown Valparaiso on Saturday during the third annual Lakeshore PAWS Pup Crawl, trying to get him a forever home.

July 20, 2013 7:42 pm
Dogs join their voices at pet rescue fundraiser

Dogs join their voices at pet rescue fundraiser

Kaner, a St. Bernard and Rottweiler mix, lies in the grass with Jon Thomas, director of the Porter County Animal Shelter, at the Amphitheater in Central Park Plaza in downtown Valparaiso on Saturday during the third annual Lakeshore PAWS Pup Crawl.

July 20, 2013 7:42 pm
Dog recovers from surgery, now Humane Society favorite

Dog recovers from surgery, now Humane Society favorite

Walking into the Humane Society Calumet Area, you may notice two pink-speckled ears poking out from behind the main desk. Next, big brown eyes and an inquisitive, sniffing nose. Get closer to the 5-year-old white-and-black-spotted pit bull-terrier mix, and you can see the pink hairless strip…

June 02, 2013 8:45 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Young CP animal enthusiast honored for efforts

OFFBEAT: Young CP animal enthusiast honored for efforts

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 26, 2013 12:00 am
PUC prof volunteers her time to care for cats

PUC prof volunteers her time to care for cats

Anastasia Trekles enjoys making a difference as the newest board president of the Independent Cat Society, a no-kill cat shelter in Westville.

February 11, 2013 12:00 am

Rescue group seeking new homes for 60 cats living in Merrillville home

MERRILLVILLE | For about a year, the Treasured Friends animal rescue has been attempting to find new homes for dozens of cats living in a Merrillville man's home.

November 03, 2012 6:30 pm
Volunter coordinator helps match animals with new owners

Volunter coordinator helps match animals with new owners

When Mary Ann Massa felt she was missing fulfillment in her life, she decided to make a difference by helping animals.

October 15, 2012 12:00 am

Beecher animal shelter offers Halloween fun

A year ago today, I wrote a letter to my then unborn child. We had recently learned he was a boy, but he still had no name so I called him “Little Baby.”

October 03, 2012 12:00 am

Animal rescue, M'ville resident looking for new homes for cats

MERRILLVILLE | David Kotulak is fond of the many cats that fill his Merrillville home, but he understands he must part ways with most of them.

April 16, 2012 6:45 pm
Lake County shelter volunteers leads animal rescue effort

Lake County shelter volunteers leads animal rescue effort

Peter Madafferi, of Merrillville, scans the woods for a stray dog spotted outside Henryville, Ind.

March 04, 2012 6:15 pm
Lake County shelter volunteers leads animal rescue effort

Lake County shelter volunteers leads animal rescue effort

Darin Lee, of RobDar's HoundSong Rescue in Hammond, drops water off at the fire station in downtown Henryville, Ind. A dozen volunteers departed Northwest Indiana early Sunday on a mission to to help a Jeffersonville, Ind., animal shelter. They filled their cars with cases of water, blankets…

March 04, 2012 6:15 pm
Lake County shelter volunteers leads animal rescue effort

Lake County shelter volunteers leads animal rescue effort

Lake County Animal Control Center Field Officer Tara Stanley's dog Zuma returns empty handed Sunday after scaling woods in search of an injured stray dog spotted from the road outside Henryville, Ind.

March 04, 2012 6:15 pm
Lake County shelter volunteers leads animal rescue effort

Lake County shelter volunteers leads animal rescue effort

Beth Millies, a volunteer for the Lake County Animal Control Center, hugs a dog found next to a flattened house Sunday in Henryville, Ind. Millies was among a group of region volunteers that traveled to the tornado-ravaged town to bring supplies and care for stray pets. The dog later was reu…

March 04, 2012 6:15 pm
Lake County shelter volunteers leads animal rescue effort

Lake County shelter volunteers leads animal rescue effort

David Sumpter pulled his dog Lucky out of the bottom of the rubble in his Henryville, Ind., house after a tornado ripped through it Friday. While making food runs, Sumpter left Lucky in his "DOG"-marked car to protect what little belongings he had left.

March 04, 2012 6:15 pm
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