Saving Stray Animals

Saving Stray Animals

Because every pet deserves a peaceful, safe and healthy life

Saving Stray Animals

Saving Stray Animals

Because every pet deserves a peaceful, safe and healthy life

Saving Stray Animals

Saving Stray Animals

Because every pet deserves a peaceful, safe and healthy life

We rely on help from the community to help local animals.

How to Help

Shelter Status: COVID-19

Visitors: We are currently open by appointment only due to COVID-19 precautions. We are still handling adoptions, stray intake, and owner surrenders as normal, but you must call ahead for an appointment. Please call the shelter number to make an appointment: (319) 975-8283   Volunteers: We still need your help caring for our animals. If you have signed up on the volunteer schedule already, please complete your volunteering as you have signed up for it, and continue to schedule yourself for volunteering as usual. If you have not signed up on the volunteer schedule and intend to help during op...

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(Update: ADOPTED!) Raja has a reduced adoption fee thanks to a sponsor!

Gather your friends/family/coworkers and volunteer as a group for evening chores!

Animal Care Internship Opportunity

Board Members

Secretary - Linda began her association with AWF in 2010 by helping transport dogs to 'no kill' shelters and by stepping in and acting as Se...
Linda Reicks
Board Member - Candy began volunteering for AWF in 2004 after AWF reached out to the community for volunteers. Candy has been AWF's top fund...
Candy Roberg
Treasurer
Lisa Wigington
Board Member
Mike Batman
Board Member
Cindy Bagge
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