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Hours: Tues - Sun 10am - 5pm, Closed Mondays


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The Cedar Bend Humane Society is host to a number of services vital to Black Hawk County and surrounding communities.

  • Pet adoption services
  • Dog and Cat Boarding at the Mutt Hutt
  • Community low-cost vaccination clinic
  • Community low-cost spay and neuter clinics (Currently suspended)
  • Rescue for injured and abandoned animals
  • Education programs for school children
  • Volunteer and pet fostering programs
  • Special needs group visits
  • Retirement community visitations
  • Tours and scheduled group visits
  • Community service projects
  • Animal enrichment 
  • Animal care
  • Owner surrender
  • Pet lost and found services
  • Barn Cat Program
  • Trap - Neuter - Return Program
  • Low-cost spay & neuter for barn or free-roaming cats
  • Investigation and prosecution of animal mistreatment and cruelty complaints
  • Memorial Pet Cemetery
  • On-site cremation services and burial services 
  • End of life services
  • Animal control for rural Black Hawk County 
  • Microchipping
  • Pet License for the cities of Waterloo and Cedar Falls
  • Pet bathing facilities available
  • Paws Pantry – Food Bank
  • Partnerships: national and local rescues and humane societies 

Get in Touch

1166 West Airline Highway 
Waterloo, IA 50703-9634


Adoption Center Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am - 7pm
Friday: 10am - 7pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 10am - 5pm

Approved adopters are encouraged to make a 1-on-1 adoption appointment or stop in to meet with adoptable pets! 

In the best interest of our animals and to limit guests, we are not accepting general visitors at this time. 


Intake Center Hours
Open daily, 9am - 5pm 
Closed 12pm - 1pm


Animal Control 
Open daily, 8am - 4pm