Happy Tails Calendar

2020 Happy Tails Calendar

Feature your Pet in the ARL's 2020 Happy Tails Calendar

Support the pets at the ARL and feature your ARL alumni in the 2020 Happy Tails Calendar, it's a win-win! Photo spots are only available while they last, so get yours today. 100% of proceeds will help feed and care for the homeless pets at the ARL. The final calendar will be available in October 2019.

There are over 500 spots throughout the calendar where your ARL alumni could be seen. Check out all the options below!

The deadline to purchase your spots is July 1, 2019!
Please also have all photos submitted by July 1, 2019. Once you purchase your spot(s), you'll receive an email with instructions to submit photos.


  • Only pets in photos, no humans please
  • Horizontal images work best and will be cropped to 1.5" wide by 1" tall

Happy Tails Month and Cover

Monthly Feature & Cover Image

13 Available, $200 - SOLD OUT
Your ARL pet will receive a photo shoot with a professional photographer at the location of your choice in the Des Moines metro area! You can choose to go to a park, your favorite outdoor place, or stay in the comfort of your own home. These are the large featured calendar spots on each month, and photo placement in the calendar will be at random. You will also receive a copy of the calendar and up to 5 digital photos from the photographer. Only one per person while they last! (Please note that pets must be adopted from the ARL.)

sold out

Happy Tails Dedicate a Day

Dedicate a Day

351 Available, $10
Pick any day of the year (holidays excluded: New Year's Day, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, National Mutt Day, International Cat Day, Labor Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day) to feature your pet's photo. You may choose to celebrate their birthday, adoption day, or use as a memorial to a loved one who has passed. You may purchase up to 10 spots per person. Spots are available first-come, first-served. Each date available is listed and will say "sold out" if it's not available. Once you make your purchase, you'll receive an email with information to submit your pet photo(s) and name(s).


Happy Tails Small Images

Small Calendar Spots

139 Available, $5
Make your pet feel special by including their photo in the calendar! These spots are approximately 1.5" wide by 1" tall and are located on the extra days where there is not a date. You may purchase up to 5 spots per person.


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The Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) is Iowa's largest nonprofit animal shelter, caring for many thousands of pets each year. 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.