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Heartland Humane Society

314 Fox-Sauk Rd, Ottumwa, IA 52501

Contact Michael Schafer
Email pets@heartlandhumanesociety.org
Phone (641) 682-1228
cats & dogs at Heartland Humane Society

Areas Heartland Humane Society serves

Heartland Humane Society is located in Wapello County and serves all of Southeast Iowa.

Heartland Humane Society's adoption process

Additional adoption info

If there is a pet you are interested in or have questions about please come visit with them and speak to shelter staff.

314 Fox-Sauk Rd.
Ottumwa, IA 52501
641-682-1228

Please plan on meeting the pet in person and spending time with them before making the decision to adopt. If you have a dog and are planning on adopting a dog, a meet & greet is recommended.

Our open to the public hours are Noon - 5:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday.

You can find our application for adoption on our website at:

http://heartlandhumanesociety.org/home/index.php/adoption/

You can email this back to us at:

pets@heartlandhumanesociety.org

or Fax it to (641) 682-9956

We also have applications that can be completed online:
Cats/Kittens - https://goo.gl/forms/3WEYqtnvfSoiysH62
Dogs/Puppies - https://goo.gl/forms/tVVkhIDwJtGrxnSa2

It can take up to 24 hours to be approved. To speed up the approval process, please provide a personal reference who will answer their phone or quickly return a voice mail, and if you rent an apartment or home, please provide your landlord's contact information. Inability to contact a personal reference and/or landlord are the most common delays in the approval process.

Our current adoption fees are as follows:

◾Dogs under the age of 9 months: $185
◾Dogs 9 months to 5 years: $160
◾Dogs over the age of 5 years: $135

Adoption fee includes:

Spay / neuter, current on rabies vaccine, current on Bordatella vaccine, current on parvo / distemper vaccine, dewormer, flea treatment and a lifetime* microchip.

◾Cats under the age of 9 months: $55
◾Cats 9 months to 5 years: $50
◾Cats over the age of 5 years: $35

Adoption fee includes:

Spay / neuter, current on rabies vaccine, current on distemper and dewormer.

A lifetime* microchip is available for $15.

We do offer microchipping to the public at the cost of $15 per animal. This is a lifetime* microchip. This is offered Noon - 5:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday.

*By lifetime microchip, we mean there are no future hidden fees. If you ever need to change your phone number, address, etc., you will never be charged to update your information.

About Heartland Humane Society

Heartland Humane Society- a non-profit, no-kill shelter for displaced cats and dogs of Southeast Iowa.

The mission of Heartland Humane Society is to provide temporary shelter and care to homeless and lost animals, to educate the public on proper care of animals, and to promote neuter and spay programs.

Heartland Humane Society's adopted pets

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Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life.

What is the difference between adopting a dog, adopting a cat, adopting a kitten or adopting a puppy versus getting dogs for sale, cats for sale, puppies for sale or kittens for sale from a dog breeder or a cat breeder?

When someone is breeding puppies or breeding kittens, they are creating new dogs and cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog, cat, puppy or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale or buy a cat for sale from a puppy breeder or a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs and cats who must find homes.

So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder or buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog, adopt a cat, adopt a puppy or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.