Birthday Parties

The Animal Rescue League of Iowa is a perfect place to celebrate your birthday! Two hours of animal filled fun and learning will leave you and your guests with plenty of memories from the special day.

Basic party package includes:

  • 1.5 hours of activities lead by an ARL educator. Activities include a shelter tour, a mock-adoption with a plush toy for each guest to take home and animal themed games
  • An additional half hour for your personal birthday celebration
  • A special visit from an animal guest
  • Printable invitations


  • $20 face paint
  • $10 small gift bag for each guest

Families are welcome to bring their own food, decorations and beverages.

The maximum number of guests is 10 children and 5 adults. All children attending must be 6 years of age or older.

Please note: For those with peanut allergies, peanut butter and other peanut products are present throughout the premise.

Register today to celebrate your special day by helping out a great cause!

'PAW'TY Dates & Times Available:

Fridays - 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Saturdays & Sundays - 2-4 p.m.

Schedule your 'PAW'TY by clicking on a month below!

August 2014

September 2014

October 2014

Novemeber 2014

December 2014

Have your guests bring birthday presents in the form of donations to the ARL!
The ARL is Always in Need of:

  • High Quality Dog and Puppy Food
  • High Quality Cat and Kitten Food
  • Small, Soft Cat and Dog Treats
  • Toys for All Animals
  • Cat Litter (Clay Or Scoopable)
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Dog and Cat Beds

All proceeds benefit the over 18,000 animals the ARL cares for each year!