Helping Strays in Jones County

Helping Strays in Jones County

Because every pet deserves a peaceful, safe and healthy life

Helping Strays in Jones County

Helping Strays in Jones County

Because every pet deserves a peaceful, safe and healthy life

Helping Strays in Jones County

Helping Strays in Jones County

Because every pet deserves a peaceful, safe and healthy life

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

How to Help

Liam’s Story – From facing death in Tennessee to healthy in Iowa

Liam’s Story – From facing death in Tennessee to healthy in Iowa

In June of 2018, Animal Welfare Friends learned about a dog named Liam. A pitbull terrier mix from Memphis, TN, Liam had been found as a stray in pretty bad shape - he had an embedded collar in his neck and multiple wounds on his body. Rescuers think he may have been used as a bait dog. Instead of being euthanized, Liam was pulled by Brittany Rescue and underwent surgery where they treated his injuries and found a bullet in his chest. Despite his trauma and pain, Liam remained a sweet, loving dog, winning the hearts of anyone who met him. Animal Welfare Friends decided to help fund Liam’s treatment...

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Our Seniors for Seniors Program

We received over 8,000 pounds of litter thanks to your nominations!

Our Goal: Kuranda Beds for Every Dog at our Shelter!

Board Members

President - David grew up in Rock Island, Illinois where he volunteered for QCAWC. He moved to Monticello, Iowa and started volunteering wit...
David Boehm
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
Honorary Board Member - Mark has 33 years experience in law enforcement in Jones County (15 as Jones County Sheriff) and has always been a b...
Mark Denniston
Treasurer
Lisa Wigington
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