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Hobart Humane Society

Put cats to work as mousers in city buildings

I would like to applaud Mike Williams for his volunteer time at the Hobart Humane Society and his great idea of having cats "do time" at the city storage facilities.

January 12, 2014 12:00 am

Portage approves new dog, cat licensing measures

PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday approved new measures for the licensing of residents' dogs and cats.

December 03, 2013 8:00 pm
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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Hobart Humane Society and Brenda Slavik

Hobart Humane Society and Brenda Slavik

A friendly husky stands against the gate of his pen Thursday at the Hobart Humane Society.

September 19, 2013 3:51 pm
Hobart Humane Society and Brenda Slavik

Hobart Humane Society and Brenda Slavik

Bredna Slavik, director of The Hobart Humane Society, visits with adult dogs Thursday at the center.

September 19, 2013 3:51 pm
Hobart Humane Society and Brenda Slavik

Hobart Humane Society and Brenda Slavik

Darla Overholt, of Crown Point, holds a kitten Thursday at the Hobart Humane Society. Overholt visits the center often with friend Sherry Rakoczy, of Schererville, donating time and items for the animals.

September 19, 2013 3:51 pm
Hobart Humane Society and Brenda Slavik

Hobart Humane Society and Brenda Slavik

Brenda Slavik, director of the Hobart Humane Society, visits two pit bull-mix puppies Thursday at the facility.

September 19, 2013 3:50 pm
Hobart shelter staggers under cat-astrophe

Hobart shelter staggers under cat-astrophe

The Humane Society of of Hobart is working to find homes for 34 cats left at its doorstep last week. The situation has put the shelter in dire need of supplies such as cat and kitten food (all brown varieties are best to avoid because of sensitive stomachs), nonclumping litter and old towels…

August 10, 2013 4:30 pm
Brownies lend a hand in Hobart

Brownies lend a hand in Hobart

June 03, 2013 12:00 am
Humane Society of Hobart hopes to find new homes for 33 cats

Humane Society of Hobart hopes to find new homes for 33 cats

Liz Smith, of the Hobart Humane Society, holds one of 33 cats that were removed from the home of a local woman over the past two weeks. The Humane Society has arranged for the adoption of 10 of the cats. "They're all friendly," Smith said.

February 19, 2013 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: Pet shelter now welcomes all Porter County residents

PHIL WIELAND: Pet shelter now welcomes all Porter County residents

Porter County residents with mailing addresses in other counties listed on their driver's license can now drop off animals at the county shelter, but bring a backup proof of address, just in case.

July 27, 2012 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: Animal shelter only good for woman's pet peeves

PHIL WIELAND: Animal shelter only good for woman's pet peeves

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.

July 20, 2012 12:00 am

Hobart pet's death sparks concern

HOBART | Melissa Blake said she watched helplessly as her pet dog was attacked and viciously killed by another dog in her backyard earlier this month.

May 26, 2012 7:10 am
Hobart city officials close down house; homeowner taken to hospital

Hobart city officials close down house; homeowner taken to hospital

HOBART | The reported stench and unsanitary conditions inside a house in the 200 block of North Ohio St. were too much for Deputy Police Chief Jeff White to bear.

October 25, 2011 3:00 pm Photos

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Young sisters knock on doors to collect pet products

Young sisters knock on doors to collect pet products

HOBART | Sisters Natalie and Sophia Eaton learned a lesson about giving back to the community by collecting items for the Hobart Humane Society that will help take care of abandoned and homeless animals.

October 28, 2010 12:00 am

Hobart police start Safety Call Network for seniors

Safety Call Network is a new program steered by Hobart police Lt. Jack Grennes inspired by the many distraction scams that target senior citizens.

October 20, 2010 12:11 pm
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