Cedar Valley Humane Society
Who We Are
We are a non-profit animal welfare organization with a sheltering facility. The Cedar Valley Humane Society is proud to have served Linn County, Iowa, for more than 100 years.
The Cedar Valley Humane Society is dedicated to building healthy relationships between people and animals, and eliminating cruelty, abuse and overpopulation of animals through education, adoption services and inspiring compassion for all living things.
Animals we serve:
We take in lost, abandoned, and owner-surrendered dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, gerbils, ferrets, and mice. At this time, we are not able to care for horses, reptiles, barnyard animals or other wild creatures.
Areas we serve:
We place animals in new homes throughout the Eastern Iowa area. Our primary service area is unincorporated Linn County, and all incorporated municipalities within Linn County with the exception of Cedar Rapids and Marion.
For more information, please visit our website at www.cvhumane.org. You'll find tons of information about our organization, including our newsletter archive and recent news.
Adopting a friend
To adopt an animal from the Cedar Valley Humane Society, you must be at least 18 years old, provide a current photo ID, and have a verifiable address. If you rent, bring a copy of your lease agreement and/or your property manager's telephone number so that we can verify the type of pet you are adopting is allowed.
You will also need to complete an adoption application. Applications may be picked up by visiting the Cedar Valley Humane Society or downloading an application from our website and e-mailing the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pet Adoption Costs
*Adoption fee includes heartworm test, vaccinations, deparasitizing (external and internal), grooming (if needed), microchip, and the required spay or neuter surgery.
- Dogs - $125*
- Senior Dogs (Over 7) - $75*
- Cats - $90**
- Senior Cats (Over 7) - $45**
- Rabbits - $20
- Hamsters, Gerbils, Mice, and Rats - $2
- Guinea Pigs - $10
- Ferrets - $40
- Birds - vary by species
- Other species - please call for pricing
**Adoption fee includes feline leukemia test, vaccinations, deparasitizing (external and internal), grooming (if needed), microchip, and the required spay or neuter surgery.
Come Visit Us!
Cedar Valley is located at 7411 Mt. Vernon Road Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1/4 mile east of the intersection of Mt. Vernon Rd and Highway 13.
Our business hours are:
Monday through Friday: 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
We are closed on major holidays.
- New Year's Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
Cedar Valley Humane Society
7411 Mt. Vernon Rd SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
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