COVID-19 Update: We are allowing 4 people per party and the total amount of people in the shelter at any time may be limited. All visitors must wear a mask and proper social distancing is required.
Our amazing team of employees and volunteers work very hard to take good care of our animals. If you are interesting in volunteering, please contact the shelter to learn more about volunteer opportunities.
Board of Directors
Diane Boyd, President
Patty Jaeger, Past-President
Karanel Larson, Vice President
Stacey Meyer, Secretary
Sue VanMeter, Treasurer
Dr. Becky Gibilisco, DVM
Tom Schnirring, Honorary
Kandi Hillyer, Director
KC Shoemaker, Assistant Manager
Karri Swartzlander, Adoption Coordinator
Angie Beard, Kennel Attendant
Brenda Mutchler, Kennel Attendant
Steve Shoemaker, Kennel Attendant
Jessie Tanner, Kennel Attendant
Hunter Cornic, Kennel Attendant
Valerie Ried, Kennel Attendant
The Des Moines County Humane Society is dedicated to the welfare of all animals in Des Moines County, IA. With the financial and volunteer support of community members, DMCHS operates an adoption program within the city-owned Burlington Animal Shelter at 2000 N. Roosevelt Avenue.
Thousands of homeless companion animals have been saved from being euthanized and found new families thanks to the support of community members like you. DMCHS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. It receives no tax dollars to support activities. The shelter depends entirely on donations, contributions, gifts and memorials.