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

Hiring: Stray Dog Pick Up

Hiring: Stray Dog Pick Up

Animal Welfare Friends is hiring an individual to be on call on an occasional basis for stray dog pickups in Jones County. Pickup employees are paid $15 an hour for daytime calls, and $22.50 an hour for calls on Sundays, Mondays, and any evenings after 6:00 pm. In addition, employee will receive .56 per mile for pickup calls. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, mode of transportation, driving insurance, and be comfortable handling dogs. Pickup locations may be anywhere in the areas surrounding the shelter, including but not limited to Cascade, Monticello, Anamosa, and more. Calls may come...

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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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