Send your tax-deductible contributions to:

Emmet County Animal Shelter
1703 7th Ave. South
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

    Address: 1703 7th Avenue South
    Estherville IA 51334

    We'd love to hear from you!
    Call 712.209.1288 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