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Donate to Pets in Need

Sometimes a pet arrives at Helping Strays injured or seriously ill. A complete recovery is possible, but can be expensive. Our Pet-in-Need fund is aimed squarely at solving this problem. Learn more...

Purina One

Helping Strays is proud to be a Purina One shelter and would like to thank Purina for their exceptional commitment and support.

Upcoming Events

Latest Blog Posts

Buy a Dog, Save a Dog Adoption Event at Quality Collision in Waterloo. Pets available for adoption. All proceeds benefit Helping Strays. Read more...
Run with the big dogs or walk with the small dogs. Or just bring your friends and walk for the fun of it. Read more...
Queen of Hearts Raffle to Benefit Helping Strays of Monroe County. Buy tickets at Hopskeller Brewing Company in Waterloo, IL beginning January 31, 2019. Read more...
Join us for the 15th Annual Cause for Paws Celebration. Saturday April 13, 2019 at the Falls in Columbia. Read more...