PORTAGE | A "Rock 'n Blues" show featuring Quentin Flagg and the Indiana Blues Brothers will be performed April 6 to benefit the Porter County Animal Shelter and the Kibble Kitchen Pet Pantry.
VALPARAISO | Downtown Valparaiso could be going to the dogs this spring.
There will be a winner and a loser every Super Bowl Sunday. But at the "Puppy Bowl," it's always a win for animal shelters.
The person behind one of the country's fastest-growing animal rescues can't even vote yet. And neither can most of the people leading its 10 chapters across the nation.
HOBART | The Humane Society of Hobart is seeking help with pet adoptions and supplies.
Maybe Toni Essary should put in for a refund of the portion of her Porter County property taxes that went toward the cost of running the animal shelter.
CROWN POINT | Four abandoned horses are believed to have been roaming free for several days before county police were alerted, police said Friday.
MUNSTER | Munster Junior Woman’s Club recently donated $200 to the Humane Society Calumet Area Inc. and helped recruit walkers for the annual Paws in the Park Walk-a-thon and Pet Fair.
VALPARAISO | Porter County commissioners agreed Tuesday to use nearly $1 million in interest money from the sale of the county hospital to update the system serving radios and pagers for most of the area's fire departments.
VALPARAISO | Members of the Porter County Animal Shelter advisory board will troubleshoot ways this week of funding the construction of a new $2.9 million facility.
Jim Biggs keeps asking how the Porter County Animal Shelter got in such bad shape. Under his control, the shelter was underfunded and overcrowded. Biggs' solution was to euthanize the animals at a rate of 10 cats and dogs per day.
VALPARAISO | A study released Friday, commissioned by Porter County officials to assess the county's animal shelter and operation, identified several areas of concern, including the need for a new shelter and reassessment of the shelter's no-kill policy.
I want to send my appreciation for your non-biased reporting of the Porter County Animal Shelter planning meeting.
VALPARAISO | The 3,500-square-foot Porter County Animal Shelter is "grossly undersized" for the community, said Bill Meade, planning and design director for Shelter Planners of America.
The animal shelter in Munster is crowded and needs people to come pick up animals. Shouldn't animal shelters have enough room for as many animals as come in?
Yet again, the Porter County Animal Shelter is at a crossroads, following the resignation of Director Kristina Montgomery last week.
Porter County Animal Shelter is continually in the paper for its ongoing issues. Politicians say it's getting better, but that's not the truth.
The ongoing problems at the Porter County Animal Shelter should prompt the Porter County commissioners to consider getting out of the business of housing animals awaiting adoption.
This is in response to Nancy Adams' view of the Porter County Animal Shelter's main priority. She states the main priority of the shelter is "public safety." What planet is she living on?
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