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The Need is Now. The Need is Local.

The Animal Rescue League of Iowa is your local shelter. When you give to the ARL you’re providing much needed care, shelter, and love to Iowa’s animals who have nowhere else to turn.

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Our Purpose

Changing Lives.

The ARL serves people and pets from across the state of Iowa through its programs, which include pet adoption, humane education, pet behavior training, spay/neuter, animal cruelty intervention and much more.

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2016 Impact - By the Numbers

  • 7,045 Adoptions
  • 2,016 Animals in Foster Homes
  • 118,523 Volunteer Hours
  • 228 Animal Cruelty Interventions
  • 4,024 Spay/Neuter Surgeries