All posts tagged Iowa

September 19, 2019, No comments

A man in northeast Iowa has been charged after court records indicate he is under investigation for killing two dogs with an axe. Douglas Usgaard, 21, was charged with two […]

Thursday Throw Down: 85 chickens and roosters rescued from planned cockfighting event

July 13, 2017, No comments

A suspected cockfighting operation was shut down on the east side of Des Moines after rescuers removed 85 chickens and roosters from a property. The A ...

Woman arrested after performing surgery on puppy in her living room

June 30, 2017, No comments

Police say 20 animals were seized from the home of an Ames, Iowa woman accused of trying to perform surgery on a puppy in her living room, which resul ...

Wednesday Zen Moment: Baby rhino discovers snow, rolls around in it. As you do.

January 4, 2017, No comments

We’ve seen a baby rhino at the Blank Park Zoo take her first bath. But have you seen a baby rhino discovering snow? Zookeepers at the Des Moines ...

  • Patron saint (Bernard) of stray cats
    November 27, 2013, No comments

    The St. Bernard may have been bred as a mountain rescue dog, but for 9-year-old Yankee, the need to nurture has found an unexpected outlet in Iowa. Yankee has become […]