Helping Strays in Jones County

Helping Strays in Jones County

Because every pet deserves a peaceful, safe and healthy life

Helping Strays in Jones County

Helping Strays in Jones County

Because every pet deserves a peaceful, safe and healthy life

Helping Strays in Jones County

Helping Strays in Jones County

Because every pet deserves a peaceful, safe and healthy life

We rely on help from the community to help local animals.

How to Help

Our History

Our History

In the Beginning, There Were Two Stray Dogs... In the summer of 2002, two stray dogs wandered onto the property of an Oxford Mills couple. New to the area, the couple asked the neighbors if Jones County had an animal shelter. One neighbor said they should shoot the dogs and another suggested they call the sheriff’s office. They were so disgusted at the suggestion of shooting a dog they called the sheriff’s office only to learn that the nearest animal shelter was in Jackson County. They loaded the dogs into their van and delivered them to the shelter, where the owner claimed them several days later. They t...

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How to Help

Adoption 101

Naming Rights for the Animal Shelter in Jones County

Board Members

President - David grew up in Rock Island, Illinois where he volunteered for QCAWC. He moved to Monticello, Iowa and started volunteering wit...
David Boehm
Vice President - Jayne began serving on the AWF board in 2012, and is currently VP. Born and raised in Jones County, living on a farm in her...
Jayne Iben
Secretary - Linda began her association with AWF in 2010 by helping transport dogs to 'no kill' shelters and by stepping in and acting as Se...
Linda Reicks
Board Member - Annie has loved animals all her life. As an AWF volunteer she has helped at various fundraisers such as the summer bake sales...
Annie Locher
Board Member - Candy began volunteering for AWF in 2004 after AWF reached out to the community for volunteers. Candy has been AWF's top fund...
Candy Roberg
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