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Animal Shelter

I couldn't do that job for a million dollars

Gee whiz, I could not believe the misfortune of the director of the Porter County Animal Shelter that appeared on the front page Aug. 5.

August 08, 2014 12:00 am
Donation pays for addition to LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter

Donation pays for addition to LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter

LAPORTE | Delbert and Virginia Stevens loved animals so much they left in their will more than $1 million to the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter.

May 04, 2014 11:00 pm
EDITORIAL: We endorse Good for Porter commissioner

EDITORIAL: We endorse Good for Porter commissioner

Porter County voters have three choices for the Republican nomination for county commissioner — incumbent Nancy Adams, Jeff Good and William LaFever.

April 28, 2014 12:00 am Video

Critical piece of equipment stolen from Beecher exotic animal shelter

BEECHER | The owner of an exotic animal shelter in Beecher is worried she will not be able to continue caring for the 350 animals entrusted to her after a theft of an essential piece of equipment at the facility.

April 19, 2014 6:00 pm
Hammond lawmaker saves lives of unwanted pets

Hammond lawmaker saves lives of unwanted pets

INDIANAPOLIS | More than 100 dogs and cats set to be killed at an Indianapolis animal shelter instead will find new lives in homes halfway across the country, thanks in part to the work of state Rep. Linda Lawson, D-Hammond.

April 03, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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Community service for shelter cats? Hobart man would put mice on notice

Community service for shelter cats? Hobart man would put mice on notice

HOBART | Hobart resident Mike Williams hopes to put shelter cats to work for the city.

January 04, 2014 6:56 pm

Humans and pets invited to annual Christmas party

GARY | For many years, the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana in Miller has presented an annual “Christmas for the Animals” fundraiser at the shelter.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: Vote for the Hitler of your choice

PHIL WIELAND: Vote for the Hitler of your choice

It's a wonder anyone runs for office anymore.

September 27, 2013 12:00 am
Hobart Humane Society responds to social media attacks

Hobart Humane Society responds to social media attacks

HOBART | The Hobart Humane Society has been under attack — particularly in comments made recently on social media — Director Brenda Slavik said, adding that the attacks are unwarranted.

September 24, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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No animal shelter at Sunset Hill Park

VALPARAISO | The debate over placing the Porter County animal shelter at Sunset Hill Farm ended before it began at Thursday's meeting of the Porter County Parks Foundation meeting.

September 19, 2013 5:45 pm
DOUG ROSS: A decent proposal for new animal shelter

DOUG ROSS: A decent proposal for new animal shelter

The fur is really flying over the proposal to build an animal shelter at Sunset Hill Farm County Park.

September 13, 2013 12:00 am

Park property should not be used for animal shelter

I oppose the Porter County Commissioners' plan to ask the Porter County Parks Foundation to donate land for an animal shelter at Sunset Hill Farm County Park. It is a terrible idea and does nothing to support our fledgling county park system.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am

Portage may be looking for new animal shelter

PORTAGE | For more than a decade, Portage has contracted with the Humane Society of Hobart to take the city's stray animals.

August 30, 2013 6:00 pm
Hobart shelter staggers under cat-astrophe

Hobart shelter staggers under cat-astrophe

HOBART | Like a reality show based on Disney's "101 Dalmatians," the Humane Society of Hobart finds itself having to herd 34 cats someone dropped on its doorstep late last week.

August 10, 2013 5:30 pm

Griffith animal shelter critics fail to attend meeting

GRIFFITH | Residents who have been complaining about the town's animal shelter were no-shows after being invited to attend Thursday's Safety Board meeting.

July 12, 2013 8:45 pm

EDITORIAL: Nonprofits an option for animal control

Gary is addressing problems with its animal control system by reaching out to a nonprofit that specializes in assessing animal shelters. It's a good response to criticism.

June 26, 2013 12:00 am

April 6 performance to benefit shelter, pet pantry in Portage

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.

March 09, 2013 7:04 pm

'Hounds About Town' to benefit county animal shelter

VALPARAISO | Downtown Valparaiso could be going to the dogs this spring.

February 18, 2013 12:00 am
Animal shelters are real winners of 'Puppy Bowl'

Animal shelters are real winners of 'Puppy Bowl'

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.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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