My name is Hiawatha!

Blue Heeler/Boxer Mix Dog for adoption in DeSoto, Iowa - Hiawatha
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AHeinz57 Pet Rescue & Transport, Inc.

Facts about Hiawatha

  • Breed: Blue Heeler/Boxer Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 28639303
Hiawatha is a great young girl with a sweet disposition. She loves all people and playing tug or fetch for hours! She tends to escape fenced areas if left unattended, but would love a big yard for lots of play time and does great if her humans stay out there with her.

This pup thinks cats might be toys, so a home without them will be best--she has a prey drive so will chase squirrels and rabbits, but is a very quick learner. She also will need a home with older children and an owner willing to continue training, as she can get jumpy when excited. Hiawatha is good with other dogs that understand her play style and she is just a happy pup!! Looking for forever! Please apply at if interested.

About AHeinz57 Pet Rescue & Transport, Inc.

About Our Rescue Group...

AHeinz57 Pet Rescue & Transport, Inc. is a 501(c)3, non-profit animal welfare organization based in Adel, Iowa. In addition to caring for our local strays, we are working to bridge the gap between traditional animal shelters and no-kill rescues in 2 different ways: 1) By providing free transportation for dogs and cats from traditional shelters to no-kill rescues all over the Midwest and Canada. We also provide overnight rest stops for our furry travelers and temporary housing for those whose time has run out at the shelters, but have to wait for a foster spot to open up in one of the rescues; 2) By pulling as many dogs out of traditional shelters that are on death row and placing them in foster homes and forever homes thru our organization.

Come Meet Our Pets...

AHeinz57 Pet Rescue & Transport, Inc. is a foster-based organization. We do not have a building where animals are housed. Our adoptable pets can be viewed online at:

We also hold weekly adoption events. Event details can be found on our website at:

Our Adoption Process...

1) You must fill out the online adoption application. There is no commitment. It just guarantees a phone call from us.

2) You will be contacted by an adoption coordinator from AHeinz57 as quickly as possible. (Please be patient, as we all have regular day jobs!)

3) A home visit is mandatory prior to adoption.

4) Veterinarian references checked.

5) Confirmation on pet policies with landlords if appropriate.

*Please note that AHeinz57 does not believe in keeping dogs and cats outside and will not adopt to families looking for outdoor pets. AHeinz57 retains the right to refuse any potential adopters.

**AHeinz57 adopts to residents of Iowa and the surrounding Midwest States only.

Adoption fees


The adoption fee is $195. Fee includes current vaccinations, spay/neuter, microchip, heartworm test on adult dogs, and 1st dose of Frontline (seasonal) & Heartgard.

All dogs will be altered prior to adoption. NO exceptions!