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We are always looking for volunteers that love animals!

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Annual Midlands Humane Society Gala

Don't Forget to REGISTER for the Virtual Gala "2020 Vision" (formerly known as The Derby) by September 11 at 5pm to be entered into a drawing for a $100 VISA gift card.

Then, join in the fun on September 18 at 7pm for a fun-filled, live-streamed event from the comfort of your couch, recliner or office chair - no dress clothes required!  From here you can partake in heartwarming videos, listen to speakers, and have a blast watching animal appearances. Registration is FREE and will allow you to bid on all your favorite auction items and make donations while helping animals in need!  You can also register by texting MHSGala2020 to 243-725.

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Donations needed!

As a nonprofit organization, we will always need your support. Please consider  "Helping tails find happy endings!" Donate today!

Change the life of those, who feel there is no hope.

The Midlands Humane Society, a nonprofit organization, has opened a state-of-the-art animal shelter to serve as the first humane society for Council Bluffs and the surrounding area! This shelter provides more room and modern facilities to promote adoption by that special child or adult searching for a new family member to love and be loved. Learn More

Contact Us

Call 712.396.2270


Midlands Humane Society 1020 Railroad Avenue, Suite A Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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Directions In Council Bluffs: We are located on Railroad Avenue (the new extension way between Indian Hills Road and Railroad Hwy). Turn South by Bomgaars and we are on your right hand side, past the apartments. Coming from Omaha via I-80 E: Take exit 8 for US-6 toward Council Bluffs/Oakland, take left onto US-6/Kanesville Blvd, take left on Railroad Ave (By Bomgaars), destination will be on your right hand side past the apartments. 

Hours of Operation

Thanks for your patience during this time of uncertainty.

Because of the ever-changing situation with COVID-19, and in an attempt to keep our staff, volunteers and customers as safe as possible, Midlands Humane Society has made the decision to continue with our appointment only based model of operation through August 1, 2020.  Please schedule an appointment for an animal meet & greet, adoptions, claims, and surrenders by e-mailing or calling 712.396.2270.

Please let us know if we can be of assistance by providing some pet food or other supplies. 

 Monthly Adoption Events

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