One of the main missions of the Humane Society of North Iowa is to help educate the public on how to provide the best care for their pets.  We also provide information on other animal welfare issues, legislative issues affecting animals, and other pertinent information.

Frequently Asked Questions:
Following are questions and topics we are asked about most frequently.  Click on the question for more information on each topic:

Re-homing a found animal or pet: What do I do?

Low Cost Spay/Neuter: What are my options?


Current News and Information:

3/1/15: Humane Society warns of using Craig’s List to re-home pets: Link

6/30/14: Fireworks freak out furry friends!  Keep your pets safe this 4th of July!  Click here for more info.

1/4/14:  Do you have a new puppy?  Need some advice? Check out the:  Puppy_Manual

1/3/14:  Christmas Newsletter 2013

10/15/13: Press Release: Starbucks makes “Grande” donation

8/27/13: Helping an animal that’s locked in a hot car

4/12/13: Tips for pet owners: Basic Training-Dogs

3/1/13: Tips for pet owners: Litter Box Behaviors

2/12/13:  Tips for pet owners:  Bringing Home A New Cat

1/24/13: Goldie hopes for recovery and second chance at life.  Read more here!

12/17/12: Read our Christmas newsletter! Click here: Christmas 2012

11/7/12: November is “Adopt-a-Senior Pet” Month!

10/30/12: Disaster Preparedness for Your Pet

10/1/12:  October is “Adopt a Dog” Month!

9/1/12: Humane Society of North Iowa builds four new dog runs; Dogs go nuts!  (click on link for full story)

7/19/12:  Random Thoughts: A message from the cat….

6/6/12: June is “Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat” Month!

5/1/12:  The 11.6 MILLION reasons to spay or neuter your cat!

3/20/12:  Low Cost Spay and Neuter Options

12/23/11:  Osage man literally donated a ton of dog food to the Humane Society of North Iowa!   Click here for full story!

12/1/11:  Executive Director, Sybil Soukup, was interviewed recently by KIMT News Channel 3 about the difference between the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and the Humane Society of North Iowa (HSNI) Click here to watch video

11/16/11:  Keep your pet safe during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday by reading: Thanksgiving Threats!

10/17/11:  Press Release: Humane Society takes in 20 dogs from Story County puppy mill

9/7/11:  Keeping Your Adopted Pet Healthy (from the AMVA)

9/1/11:  Keep Your Cat Happy Indoors (from HSUS)

8/27/11:  Adoption vs. “Free”

8/26/11:  Benefits of Spay/Neuter for Cats and Dogs