Board of Directors
Friends of Hope
Whiskers & Wags Wednesdays
Hope Animal Rescue of Iowa
Location: Des Moines/Central Iowa
A HAR representative will contact you as quickly as possible (usually within a 48 hours). Please be patient as we are 100% volunteer and have full-time jobs as well as taking care of animals and cannot respond during transports.
If you are inquiring about meeting one of our adoptable animals, please complete an online application (
) which will start the process so you can meet the animal. If you have questions about our adoption process, please click
If you are contacting us about surrending an animal, please complete a
*We do not complete stray holds. Please contact the appropriate animal control and/or city department in your area.
*For injured wildlife, to find an appropriate animal rehabber visit
Send us a message and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.