Saturday, October 11th - 8am to 5pm

Activities include:
Pedaling Fur Paws (bicycle ride-start times vary)
Kenneled for Kritters (9am)
Dog Fun Show (10am) sponsored by Critter Camp
Lunch (11am to 1pm)
Kid's Agility Course (all day)
Kid's Activities (all day)
Bake Sale (all day)
Photos by Dale Wooten Photography (all day)
Microchip Clinic (all day) $40 with lifetime registration!

Vendors include
Jamberry Nail Wraps by 'Yo Jam Mama' Amy Seward
Thirty-One by Kaitlyn Stewart
Glass Garden Flowers by Carla

Sunday, October 12th - 8am to 3pm

Activites include:
Furry 5K (8am)
Lunch (11am to 1pm)
Weiner Dog Race courtesy of Dee Burbank (11am)
Dog Costume Contest (12pm)
Puppy Chow Eating Contest (1pm)
Pie in the Face (2pm)
Kid's Agility Course (all day)
Kid's Activities (all day)
Photos by Dale Wooten Photography (all day)
Bake Sale (all day)
Microchip Clinic (all day) $40 with lifetime registration!

Vendors include:
Yogi Towers by Kris Pearson
Jamberry Nail Wraps by Mary Reis

There will be vendors here ALL day Saturday and Sunday!

If you would like to be a vendor, please fill out this form and return it
to us at 725 S. 32nd Street!

Join us for a weekend of family fun at Almost Home! All money raised goes directly to Almost Home to support the animals waiting for their forever homes!




Call us today at 955-8343 to reserve your spot!

Prices and sizes are as follows:

  • 25 lbs and under:   $10 per day
  • 26-40 lbs:             $12 per day
  • over 40 lbs:           $15 per day

Space is limited... Reserve your spot today!

There is an album on our Facebook page of some of the dogs that we have gotten to hang out with recently! Let us add your dog to the fun!


Please consider a gift to the shelter. Right now we have many dogs and cats that will all appreciate you helping us care for them. You can follow the link on our Main Menu named "Donate" and make your gift safely and securely on-line. Thank you!!

Would you like to become a corporate sponsor of Almost Home?
If so, please click here to download the
Corporate Sponsor Agreement!

Have you made plans for your pets in case of a natural disaster? If there’s a fire in your home, will the fire department know there are pets inside?

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Alleviate the financial stress associated with your pet’s unexpected medical expenses and generate funds for our shelter at the same time! Simply apply for a ShelterCare Pet Insurance Program by using the ShelterCare banner-link above.

Here’s how it works: ShelterCare Pet Insurance Programs cover you when your pet needs essential veterinary care from an illness or injury. Also, every time a completed application for a ShelterCare program is generated through our shelter’s website, we automatically receive a $25 donation to help cover common needs like blankets, litter and food. This donation is of no cost to you and provides us with essential funds. Make the right move and enroll today!

Almost Home/Humane Society of North Central Iowa
725 South 32nd Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501 - 515-955-8343