We are a non-profit organization whose purpose is ensuring the humane treatment of animals and providing animal welfare and control services to Boone, Boone County and surrounding communities. Last year, approximately 1,600 animals came through our shelter doors. We employ 2 full-time and 3 part-time people at our shelter but volunteers are a key part of the organization. To find out how you can volunteer time or money please click “Volunteer” at the top of the page. Our “BEST FRIENDS PET CEMETERY” is at 1313 Division Street, Boone. Call 515-432-6112 for rates on burial or private cremation


On 16th Street, 2 blocks west of Division St. on the north side of Boone. Shelter hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday

Adoption Fees

$95 for a Dog or Puppywait-1

$50 for a Cat

$75 for a Kitten


Dog obedience classes start May 1. Call the shelter for more information and to sign up. 


WOW!! What a great time at the Pawty for Paws. Thank you for your support!



Check out our events page for the Annual Rummage Sale information.



Our Furry Friends!