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Adoption Application

Welcome! We are pleased you are interested in adopting from us. We want you to have an excellent adoption experience and ask for your cooperation in filling out this application so we can ensure the animal you are interest in is the best fit for you, your home and your lifestyle.

Depending on your situation, approval could take up to 48 hours. Approval is needed before holds can be placed on any animal.

CBHS Policies:

  • You must have valid identification at the time of adoption.
  • You must have the financial and emotional stability to care for the pet for the rest of its life.
  • You must be 18 to adopt.
  • You understand CBHS has the right to refuse the adoption of any animal at any time.
  • If you rent, we reserve the right to call your landlord to verify that you are allowed to house a pet at your place of residence.
  • All adults and children in the home must meet an adoption candidate before an adoption takes place.

Applicant Information

Are you currently employed or have a source of income?

Pet Preferences

I'm here to find: (check all that apply)

This animal is a

Where will your pet spend the majority of its time?

Will you spay or neuter your pet?

Situational Scenarios

If you noticed a new problem after adoption what would you do to resolve the following problem with your pet?

Would you treat a condition costing over $150 if diagnosed by a vet?

Home Information

Do you own or rent?

What type of home do you live in?
Do you have a fenced-in yard?

House Residents Information

Do any children live in your home?

How many adults (18+), including yourself, live in your home?

Does anyone in your home have allergies?

What types of pets live in your home?

Are all of your animals spayed or neutered?

Are all of the pets listed above current on required vaccinations?


Please review your application and make sure everything is correct.

By electronically signing below, you certify the information you provided in this application is true and correct to the best of your knowledge.

Get in Touch

Cedar Bend Humane Society

1166 West Airline Highway 
Waterloo, IA 50703-9634



Adoption Center Hours
Open daily: 12pm - 6pm

Intake Center Hours
Open daily: 9am - 5pm
Closed daily 12pm - 1pm for lunch

Waterloo Animal Control Hours

Open daily: 7am - 4pm



Cedar Falls Animal Control Phone