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

Fall in Love — Cat Adoption Special now thru the end of October

Fall in Love — Cat Adoption Special now thru the end of October

Find the feline match for your family during our fall cat adoption special! From now until the end of October, cat & kitten adoption fees are $25 off. Come by our shelter and meet the awesome kitties in our care! Our cats enjoy waiting for their forever homes in free roam rooms instead of individual kennels (unless they prefer them). Spend a bit of time in our free roam rooms & you will see each cat's personality shining through! We are a no-kill shelter, and we test all of our cats for Feline Leukemia to give cat owners peace of mind. If you prefer to browse before you visit, you can see ou...

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We’re Hiring: Part Time Morning Staff, Stray Dog Pickup

Our current longest feline shelter resident has a reduced adoption fee, thanks to a sponsor!

AWF Lending Library: Books & CDs

Board Members

Board President - Cindy and her husband Tom are both active in their farming operation and own Oak Street Manufacturing in Monticello. They ...
Cindy Bagge
Treasurer - Lisa was raised in St. Louis, Missouri and moved to Iowa in 2013. She began working at Honkamp Krueger in 2015 and is currently ...
Lisa Wigington
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
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Mike Batman
Board Member - Jon has been on the board since September, 2019. He was born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa and  has resided  in Monticello for ...
Jon Avenarius
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