Here at WKDQ, we love our furry friends! Here are our adoptable four-legged friends, fun stories about local animals, and even pet-friendly events happening in the area.
Pets & Animals
One-Day Only: Southern Indiana Animal Rescues Unite with Subaru to Waive Adoption Fees
Animal rescues from three Southern Indiana counties have partnered with Subaru to waived adoption fees during a special one-day event happening Saturday, October 21, 2023.
New Species of Ancient Extinct Shark Discovered in Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave
Mammoth Cave National Park has identified a new species of shark, extinct for millions of years. Kelli Tolleson, a Mammoth Cave National Park Guide, was honoured with the naming of the shark.
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo is a Great Fall Break Trip for Tri-State Travelers
The Outback of the Bluegrass is great Fall Break 'Staycation' trip. Kangaroos, Cave Tours, and more make learning fun and create lasting memories.
Adorable Indiana Shelter Rabbit Ready to Hop Into a Permanent Home
Pattycake is a one-year-old male Dutch bunny currently up for adoption at the Vanderburgh Humane Society .
Three Indiana Cities Among the Most Infested in the U.S.
Orkin just released their list of 50 cities across the U.S. with the highest probability of running into these nasty creatures, and three Indiana cities are among the most infested.
Get Moving with Miles for Mutts – a 5K to Benefit Homeless Animals in Southern Indiana
Miles for Mutts is a 5k run/walk happening Saturday, October 21st to benefit the homeless animals of Warrick Humane Society in Newburgh, Indiana. Register now!
Indiana Zoo Allowing Public to Name New Baby Elephant
Trunky McTrunkface has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?
Extremely Rare Flamingo Sighting in Indiana – Why Are They So Far North?
It is extremely rare, almost unheard of, but flamingos have recently been spotted in Indiana. Find out why they are here in the Hoosier state.
Adoptable Indiana Dog Has Spent Most of Her Life in Shelters
3-year-old Jerrie is on her second stay at the Vanderburgh Humane Society after being transferred from a shelter in Arkansas.
If You Encounter a Yellow Sign in Indiana's Woods Avoid the Area
There are a few reasons an area may be protected in the woods, and it's important to leave these spots alone.
Have You Seen a Woolly Worm in Indiana or Kentucky?
If you spot a woolly worm (wolly bear) take a close look at its colors, weather lore says they can predict the upcoming winter.
Southern Indiana Couple Surprised by Bobcat Visitor in Their Backyard
The big cat was caught on a trail cam roaming through a backyard in a residential area.