Send your tax-deductible contributions to:

Emmet County Animal Shelter
333 W. 2nd St. North
Estherville, IA 51334


Cash contributions help pay veterinary bills and pay for necessary supplies.  The Emmet County Animal Shelter is an all-volunteer organization, so your generosity directly benefits the companion animals in our care.

Shelter Wish List

  • Dry dog, puppy, cat & kitten food
  • Canned Science Diet AD food (for the very ill or young)
  • Collars, leashes, brushes & other pet supplies (we don’t care if they’re used!)
  • Toys & treats
  • Frontline for both cats and dogs
  • Gift cards to local business to purchase supplies (ALCO, Bomgaars, Pamida, Wal Mart)
  • Kitty Litter!  Kitty Litter!  Kitty Litter!  Scoopable,clay…you name it!  We use tons of cat litter!
  • Plastic grocery bags (for cat box cleaning!)


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  • Contact Us

    We'd love to hear from you!
    Call 712-209-8841 or e-mail us at

    Send us HAPPY TAIL adoption stories, inquire about our adoptable pets or learn how you can lend a hand to paws!

    Please contact us to set up a meet-n-greet with one of our cuddly cats or dandy dogs!

    We will introduce the pet to you and your family and have you complete a brief questionnaire, to ensure the pet is a good match for you and your living arrangements.
  • Applications