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

Public Services:

  • Pet adoption services
  • Community low-cost vaccination clinic
  • Community low-cost spay and neuter clinics
  • Rescue for injured and abandoned animals
  • Outreach program
    • Education programs for school children
    • Special needs group visits
    • Retirement community visitations
    • Tours and scheduled group visits
    • Community service projects
  • Volunteer program
  • Pet fostering program
  • Community engagement and events
  • Owner surrender
  • Pet lost and found services
  • Barn Cat Program
  • Trap - Neuter - Return Program
  • Low-cost spay & neuter for barn or free-roaming cats
  • Memorial Pet Cemetery
  • On-site cremation services and burial services (Private cremation services temporarily suspended)
  • End of life services
  • Animal control partnership for rural Black Hawk County 
  • Assisting with the investigation and prosecution of animal mistreatment and cruelty complaints
  • Microchipping
  • Pet License for the cities of Waterloo and Cedar Falls
  • Paws Pantry – Food Bank (Program temporarily suspended until May 1.)
  • Adoption Center merchandise shop

In-House Services

  • Animal enrichment 
  • Animal care & medical treatment
  • Partnerships: national and local rescues and humane societies 

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