Featured Pets

Hi, I'm Ares the Theisen's Pet of the Week! Are they gonna like me? Are they gonna adopt me? It’s a question I have been asking myself for 3 months. Please don’t let my bark intimidate you, I am just very anxious here… I really wish someone would take a chance on me, I would not disappoint you.. Are you considering a companion? Is your other dog looking for a buddy? Then I’m your man! By the way, I even heard some of the shelter staff say that I am a playgroup Rockstar! I’m ready to get out of here, so come on in and meet me at the Dubuque Regional Humane Society!

Upcoming Events

Volunteer Orientation

Check back with us in the New Year for upcoming volunteer training sessions.

Registering with the Community Outreach Coordinator is highly recommended.

Pet Loss Support Group
Second Saturday of the month - 11 AM to Noon

Contact Us

4242 Chavenelle Road
Dubuque, IA 52002
Fax: 563.582.0140

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Thursday:
11 AM to 5 PM
11 AM to 7 PM
Saturday & Sunday:
11 AM to 5 PM

6 AM to 8 PM
The DRHS has the right to temporarily close the Dog Park for special events or shelter related activities.


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