Iowa Friends of Companion Animals

Rating: 4.84 stars   76 reviews


1321 41st Street Des Moines IA 50311 USA


To advance the humane and responsible treatment of companion animals through collaboration and public awareness.


Our research into the conditions in Iowa puppy mills supported the passage of a significant piece of state legislation providing additional protections for dogs in commercial kennels. We'll continue to do similar research and will continue to raise awareness.

Target demographics:

dogs in Iowa puppy mills.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

thousands of dogs.

Geographic areas served:



public awareness, law enforcement agency education, grassroots advocacy.

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Reviews for Iowa Friends of Companion Animals

Rating: 4 stars  

I have donated a few times and have seen first-hand my money put into action to further their mission to improve both the current enforcement of federal and state laws regarding large-scale commercial pet breeding operations and the laws themselves. They are excellent in tracking inspection and enforcement actions then following up with government agencies when breeders do not take remedial action. They are also consistent and assertive with their public relations campaigns.

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