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Lost Animal Information

If you have a lost dog in Pottawattamie County, you should contact the Pottawattamie County Animal Shelter at 712.366.0152. Leave a detailed description of the dog, the area where the dog was lost, your name and phone number where you can be reached.

For your convenience we have made this Lost Pet Flyer available so you may get the word out as soon as possible about your lost pet. We suggest putting a current picture of your lost pet on the flyer.

Adopting a Dog from the County Animal Shelter

Stray animals picked up by animal control become County property after there are held for 5 days at our shelter. They are then put up for adoption and you may see all our adoptable pets looking for their forever homes on our Pet Finder Web Site.

Adoption Fees

All dogs over 6 months that are adopted from the Shelter are:

  • Cost $120.00
  • Spayed or Neutered
  • Have received all their shots, including a Rabies vaccination, worming when necessary.
  • Have a registered microchip Click Here to view our adoption procedures.

If you are interested in adopting a dog from the Pottawattamie County Animal Shelter please print out our Adoption Application and complete it. You can either mail your application to the Shelter address, fax it (712).366.0446, or drop it off at the Shelter.

Other Animal Control Shelter Fees

  • Animal Control Impound Fee – $40.00
  • Unwanted Animal – Surrendered Fee –  $50.00
  • Micro Chipping Fee (AVID) – $25.00
  • Board and Keep (per animal, per day) – $8.00
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  • Chihuahua, Terrier
Dolly is a young female Chihuahua mix, surrendered by her owner, along with 2 feline friends. Good with cats, but Dolly is scared in her new surroundings. Give us a call to meet her-712-366-0152.
Adult, Female, Medium
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Pottawattamie County Emergency Notification System

The Alert Iowa system serves all residents within Pottawattamie County and it's Communities.

The Pottawattamie County Emergency Management Agency has implemented The Alert Iowa system, a high-speed notification solution and Weather Warning service. This no-charge service is available to businesses.

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