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Ames Animal Shelter & Animal Control
325 Billy Sunday Road
Ames, IA 50010

Mailing Address
Ames Animal Shelter & Animal Control
515 Clark Avenue
Ames, IA 50010

Animal Shelter Phone: 515-239-5530
Animal Shelter Fax: 515-232-1331

Animal Shelter Hours of Service

  • Tuesday through Friday: Noon to 5:30 p.m.
  • Monday and Saturday: Noon to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday and Holidays: Closed
Animal Control Hours of Service
  • Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. & 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Holidays: Closed
  • Animal Officer Cell Phone: 515-231-1080
For Animal Control Emergencies after the above hours of service, please contact the Ames Police Department at 515-239-5133.

Directions
  • From U.S. Highway 30 - Take the U.S. 69/Duff Avenue exit, Exit 148 and turn South toward Huxley. Take the first left onto Billy Sunday Road and another quick left in front of Fire Station #3. The shelter will be on the left past the U.S. Army Reserve.
  • From Interstate 35 – Merge onto U.S. 30 West and take the U.S. 69/Duff Avenue exit, Exit 148 and turn south (left) toward Huxley. Take the first left onto Billy Sunday Road and another quick left in front of Fire Station #3. The shelter will be on the left past the U.S. Army Reserve.

a map of the intersection of HWY 69 and HWY 30 with an arrow pointing to the animal shelter location.