City Hall and all other City facilities are closed to the public as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. The closures will be effective after 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19, and will continue through May 15, 2020. City staff will continue to report to their offices and serve the public. Residents are encouraged to conduct City business online or by contacting individual City departments directly. Residents who are unsure how to conduct their City business may contact the City’s customer service hotline from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 515.239.5670.

Staff Contacts, Location, and Hours

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Ames Animal Shelter
325 Billy Sunday Rd.
Ames, Iowa  50010
Phone:                                 515-239-5530

Animal Shelter Hours Open to the Public
Tuesday through Friday:         Noon to 5:30 pm
Monday and Saturday:            Noon to 4:00 pm
Sunday and Holidays:               Closed
Animal Shelter Phone:            515-239-5530

Duty Hours for Animal Services Officers
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 after hours Animal Shelter Emergencies, please contact the Ames Police Department at 515-239-5133.  

Edwards, RonAnimal Control SupervisorAmes Animal Shelter515-239-5530
Hauptmann, KatieAnimal Control Officer (Part-Time)Ames Animal Shelter515-231-1080
Leege, EmilyAnimal Control Attendant (Part-Time)Ames Animal Shelter515-239-5530
Miller, AlexAnimal Control Veterinary TechnicianAmes Animal Shelter515-239-5530
Pike, KathyAnimal Control OfficerAmes Animal Shelter515-231-1080
Scales, AshleyAnimal Control Officer (Part-Time)Ames Animal Shelter515-231-1080
Weimann, AbbeyAnimal Control ClerkAmes Animal Shelter515-239-5530