Ophelia

Ophelia

21893 This young mom came here with her kittens. Now that they have all found homes, it’s Ophelia’s turn. This one year old gets along well with other cats and happily accepts people attention too. Her wish list for a new home is an easy one: plenty of...
Proud to be an Open Admission Shelter

Proud to be an Open Admission Shelter

This year, 2017, marks my tenth year of involvement with the Animal Rescue League as a volunteer, fundraiser, board member, foster, and, as of 2015, the executive director.  By far, there is one question I have been asked more than any other:  “Is ARL a no-kill...
Book Buddy Hours

Book Buddy Hours

Stop by and read to the cats during the following hours at the ARL: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 12pm-4pm Tuesday and Thursday 6pm-7:30pm Saturday and Sunday 11am-1pm
Teamwork

Teamwork

Volunteers from the Animal Rescue League, the DoubleTree by Hilton Reading and Exeter Veterinary Hospital worked together on Sunday, July 23, 2017 to give free vaccines, microchips and food to over 200 dogs at the DoubleTree! All pet owners who bring their dogs to the...
Andi Kurzweg’s B-Day Bash at the ARL

Andi Kurzweg’s B-Day Bash at the ARL

Thank you to everyone who came out last week to celebrate Andi Kurzweg’s b-day bash at the Animal Rescue League last week! The day was filled with fun, truck loads of donations for the animals and adoptions! A special thank you to Peach Tree Cremation Services,...

Teaching Children How to Care for Animals

There can be several benefits for children who learn to care for a pet such as the child’s ability to nurture and develop meaningful relationships, learning a deep sense of responsibility and protectiveness, and being able to sense what others are feeling to name a...

The Top 5 Mistakes That Pet Owner's Make

by Krystal Torres Mistake 1: Buying a Pet Spontaneously Why this is a mistake: that puppy might be the biggest cutie pie on earth, but he may not be the best fit for you or your family. For example, you might prefer to relax in your recliner, but if your pooch prefers...

A Sticky Situation

by Krystal Torres How to get the sticky and the prickly out of your pet’s fur With the warm weather still lingering, chances are your favorite four legged friend is still roaming the yard and with that comes all kinds of fun things that can get stuck in his or her...

The Dangers of Owning Exotic Pets

by Krystal Torres Domestication Takes Centuries By nature wild animals are self-sufficient and are not domesticated just by being captive-born or hand-raised unlike dogs and cats. The reason for this is that dogs and cats have been domesticated by selective breeding...