TheraPets teams needed

Become a TheraPets volunteer, along with your pet,
and bring happiness and comfort to those in our community who need it most!

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Memorial Bricks & Tiles

Honor Your Loved Ones

Consider a brick or tile in honor of your pet or loved one to be permanently displayed in the shelter. We invite you to come out and enjoy this special tribute featuring all of our most precious friends.

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Celebrate AND Support Pets!

Come to the ARL to celebrate your big day! We have package options for adults, kids, AND dogs.

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Raise Your Paw 2024

Give Second Chances

Since 1926, the Animal Rescue League of Iowa has helped more than 1 million pets in need, and at the end of 2022, we saved over 12,000 lives. Thanks to your support, we were able to be there for all those pets in need last year. They’re just some of the thousands of pets you help each year.

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2023 Impact - By the Numbers

11,356 Lives Saved
8,689 Animals Adopted
11,995 Animal Control Services Calls Dispatched
66,473 Medical Treatments Given
5,800 Spay/Neuter Surgeries Performed
33,266 Pets Receiving Food Assistance
1,166 Behavior Help Consultations

Click here to view the 2024 year to date numbers.