Last Hope Animal Rescue

Last Hope Animal Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Formed in March of 2004, we are an all volunteer animal rescue group comprised of foster homes in the greater Cedar Rapids area. Many of our animals come from local kill shelters, as their time has run out due to any number of reasons including lack of space, not deemed adoptable, special needs, etc. Our purpose is to save as many homeless, abused, abandoned, hard to place, neglected animals that we can and to place as many animals as possible into loving, forever homes where they will be cherished.

Cedar Rapids, IA,52404
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Phone Number: (319) 200-4880



Yellow Labrador Retriever | Kalona, IA

Age : 12 Years 1 MonthSeniorMaleMediumWhite with Tan, Yellow or Fawn



affectionate cratetrained eventempered doesWellInCar leashtrained obedient

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Activity Level

Slightly Active

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House Trained




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Adoption Fees


Meet Herkie

Hello my nam e  is Herkie! I am 12 year old yellow lab weighing around 60 pounds. I really like getting pets and attention from my humans and don't forget the walks, I really love walks!  I will thrive in a home by myself since I love getting all the pets or with another dog around my size or smaller that is non dominant and no cats please.  My two other favorite things to do in my foster home are napping and eating as I am very treat motivated. Since I am a foodie I should be fed separately in the home from others to help to avoid any extra stress and anxiety for me. I am currently working on building up trust with my foster family learning that they will come back since I have a fear of abandonment from my past. I am potty trained and am a good boy with a great mixture of being chill and wanting to relax with my humans and still have energy for walks.  I am crate trained but I free roam in the house when my foster family is gone.  My foster mom says I am a handsome boy with a great smile looking for a forever home to call mine.  I might be a senior dog but I have so much love to give and I really want my own family to love for the rest of my life so skip the crazy puppy stage and come see me!   Herkie's adoption fee is $250 and includes his neuter, microchip, current vaccinations and monthly preventatives. Herkie is seeking an indoor only home.  Last Hope requires that all animals be kept as indoor pets only, kept current on vaccinations and preventatives and be altered.  Our adoption process includes a vet history check as well as a home visit, please submit an adoption application on our website if you would like to meet Herkie!

Adoption Process
Prior to adoption, all of our dogs have been tested for heartworm, current on vaccinations, micro-chipped, and spayed or neutered, if age appropriate. Our adoption process includes reference and background checks, a vet check and home visit. The adoption fee for dogs and puppies varies. Prior to adoption, our cats have been tested for feline leukemia, current on vaccinations, micro-chipped, and spayed or neutered, if age appropriate. If at the time of adoption, the kitten is too young to be spayed or neutered, an agreed upon time frame will be set for when this procedure is to be done. Spaying or neutering is not an optional procedure, it is required of all animals we rescue. The adoption fee for cats and kittens varies.

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