2000 N. Roosevelt Ave.

PO Box 822

Burlington, IA 52601



After eight months of construction, the new Burlington Animal Shelter is open!

The new facility — which is nearly double the size of the old shelter — feature a cat room, a community room, an interview room, and an expanded office area.

We will hold a grand opening ceremony with guided tours in April. Keep watching for more details.


The new shelter is open!

Adoption hours:

3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday

1-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday

The Des Moines County Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that only survives through the generosity of others.  Thank you to everyone who cares for our animals.

Our mission is to provide shelter

and rescue operations for animals

in Des Moines County, to secure permanent, loving homes for abandoned, abused or neglected animals, and to teach responsible pet ownership and compassion for all living things.

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