AWF 2025 Calendar Contest

AWF animal adopters! Want your pet to be featured in the 2025 Animal Welfare Friends calendar? We are accepting submissions for our calendar of any former AWF animal! And if…


Paxtyn Keleher

Board Member - Paxtyn was born and raised in Monticello and currently resides in Mount Vernon, IA. She works for Waste Management as a Senior Account Executive which allows her…


Our Shelter

The Animal Welfare Friends shelter is a no-kill shelter located just north of Monticello, Iowa. Our shelter features two free roam cat rooms with large windows, indoor & outdoor dog…


Our Dog Park

Our Dog Park is located on AWF's land in front of our shelter at 22407 Business HWY 151, Monticello, IA. Our dog park is open from sun up to sun…


Our Impact

We are proud to contribute our yearly intake/outcome data to the Shelter Animals Count national database! You can view our information below, or on the Shelter Animal Counts website.

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