Safe Haven of Iowa County

We are a no-kill rescue for stray and abandoned cats and dogs. We accept some relinquishments, space permitting, on a case by case vote by the Board.

Williamsburg, IA,52361
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Phone Number: (319) 622-7387



Springer Spaniel | Kalona, IA

Age : 3 Years 6 MonthsAdultMaleLargeHound


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Meet Gentry

2/28/24 Update: Gentry is still thriving in his foster home - but this fella sure needs a forever home to call his own.  We know Gentry loves to play fetch, will even drop the ball right back in your lap....did we mention what a polite gentleman he is?! He also has no food agression issues, and takes his treats ever so gently from your hand - gentleman! Gentry is a great house guest - never making any messes (bathroom or otherwise) so he is an all around great guy wanting to be your best friend! Apply to adopt him today and a volunteer with set up a meet-n-greet! 12/21/23 Update: Gentry has been in a foster home for a couple months now. We want to share a few great things that we have learned about this boy while he's been in a home setting. His foster mom has told us that he is a great rider in the car. He does well with her indoor/outdoor cats. He loves to play with her two dogs - both Golden Retrievers, but did meet another dog that he wasn't too fond of, so any potential adopter that has a dog at home already will need to be prepared for a meet-n-greet with both dogs before adopting.   His fantastic foster mom said Gentry REALLY enjoys running around and safely playing in her fenced-in yard, so much so that we feel this is something Gentry needs in his forever home to be the happiest version of himself, and he would likely need to stay on leash at all other times to stay safe. Gentry also doesn't appear to be afraid of storms. We love getting to know our dogs (cats too!) more - and what better way to learn these things than while in a foster home?? Meet Gentry! This handsome boy came to us as a local stray through the City of Marengo Pound. After never being reclaimed, he has made himself at home under our care until he is able to find his new forever home. Gentry has been a pleasure to get to know - he loves being outdoors, being snuggled & attention from people! He can take a bit to warm up to strangers (especially men), but once he is comfortable and knows he is in good loving hands - he is a true gentle sweetheart. Gentry has been brought up-to-date on his vaccinations, microchipped, and had his neuter surgery. Having all of this complete means he is ready to officially begin his search for his forever home!If you are interested in meeting or potentially adopting Gentry, please complete an online adoption application found on our website. Once the application is submitted, a volunteer will be in contact for the next steps of the adoption process. The adoption application can be found on

Adoption Process
Adopters must fill out an application and be approved. Appointment is made to meet/pick up the pet. Adoption fee is returned if the adopter notifies us the adoption in not working and returns the pet within two weeks.

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