Happy Tail: Mitch and Mickey

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Caroline and Jim adopted Mitch and Mickey (formerly Jenga and Uno) after seeing their picture online. They did get a chance to meet the two cats at PetSmart in Waterloo, as well as some other cats just to make sure they had the right fit. They completed their adoption application, had a home visit, their references were checked, and then …

Dog of the Week: Porkchop

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Porkchop!! This handsome dude is around 2.5-3 years old, and 60 pounds of personality! Porkchop is seeking a super stable home, with an experienced dog owner.  He can be your couch potato partner if you bribe him with belly rubs, or your backyard companion helping to rid the yard of birds and squirrels (and tennis balls, too!).  Porkchop is super …

Dog of the Week: Winnie

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Winnie is going to wiggle her way right into your heart! She’s estimated to be around 2 years old, and 55-60 pounds. Winnie loves people and has been very friendly with adults, she hasn’t been around too many children. Given her friendly, wiggly nature, we think elementary-age kids or older would be great with her; younger children might not enjoy her …

Cat of the Week: Mia

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Mia is new to liking humans so she will take a bit to trust you. She loves a good scratch under her chin and ears. She may hide and hiss a bit when going to a home but she will come to love you and trust you. Mia is our longest resident at the Adoption Center. Let’s get her a …

Dog of the Week: Doug

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Meet Doug! He’s estimated to be 2-3 years old, and we believe he’s a cattle dog/lab mix. While he’s a “big dog” at around 60 pounds, he’s also a little short and stubby! Ladies, if you’re looking for a leading man in your life, don’t snooze on this boy! Doug is a great, active companion who is kennel trained, loves …

Volunteer of the Month: Donna Johnson

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Donna Johnson has volunteered for Last Hope for about seven years. She and her husband foster dogs in their home. Donna also helps out by answering the office phone, filing, and general computer work. Donna found Last Hope when she and her husband were considering adopting a dog. At the time, they had three young boys in the home and …

Cat of the Week: Avery

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Avery is a sweet boy who loves a good belly rub! He is about seven years old and ready for a wonderful forever home. Avery’s adoption fee is $50 and includes neuter surgery, being up to date on vaccinations and preventives, and a microchip with free lifetime registration. Come meet this great guy by completing an adoption application HERE.

Dog of the Week: Kami

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Kami was found as an outdoor dog in the Ozarks area. It took some time to gain her trust but she now understands how great life is with people and other dogs.  Kami still needs help with growing her confidence and experiencing new social settings, she will thrive as part of a pack in a multi-dog home (this is a …

Cat of the Week: Cash

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Cash is looking for a home to settle into and open up. He is a little shy right now but he is just waiting for the right person. Cash is about 5 1/2 years old. Cash’s adoption fee is $85 and includes neuter surgery, being up to date on vaccinations and preventives, and a microchip with free lifetime registration. If …

Happy Tail: Bella (formerly Lark and Lilly)

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2020 has been a tough year for pretty much all of us. Between COVID and the derecho, Iowans just couldn’t seem to catch a break. Christin’s friend was in the process of adopting a dog from Last Hope in March of 2020. Christin told her that they would be looking for a dog soon but then found out Last Hope …