• 04 Jan

    Join us for "Paws for Love" on February 11th, 2017!

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    Spread the love and join us for our third annual Valentine's gala "PAWS for Love!", sponsored by First Avenue Wine House. The event will take place at the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library on February 11th, 2017 from 7 PM - 10 PM. 

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  • 07 Jul

    Join us on August 6th at the 2016 Cedar Rapids Pet Fair!

    Join us for the 2016 Cedar Rapids Pet Fair at Cedar Rapids Animal Care and Control!

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  • 17 Apr

    Animal Control Pledges to Help Save One Million Cats

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    The Cedar Rapids Animal Care & Control has joined animal shelters across North America to save the lives of one million more cats in the next five years. It's all part of a joint campaign of the Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida and the UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program.
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  • 17 Apr

    Rabies is a deadly disease!

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    Rabies is a deadly disease that is usually transmitted through a bite from an infected animal. The disease is nearly always fatal. Dogs & cats are infected with rabies every year.  In 2012, there were 31 confirmed cases of rabies reported in Iowa, including bats, skunks, cows and a cat. 
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  • 17 Apr

    Springtime Wildlife

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    In springtime, wild animals become more active as they search for food, mates, and places to care for their young.  The wildlife’s increasing activity often means more potential for conflicts with people. The Cedar Rapids Animal Care & Control believes that following these few simple steps can minimize or prevent conflicts with wildlife...
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  • 17 Apr

    Leash Laws Protect Your Pet and the Public

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    The Cedar Rapids Police Department and Animal Care and Control would like to remind citizens that leash laws restricting the roaming of dogs are vital for the safety of the dog as well as the general public.  Off the premises of the owner, an animal is required to be on a leash, chain, or similar restraint not more than six feet in length, and under the control of the owner or walker.
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