Paws to the Pavement 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

Saturday, September 16th from 8 AM - 12 PM at the East Shelter Fontana Park Hazleton.
The Otter Creek Animal Shelter is hosting a 5K and mile fun run to raise money for dog runs and cat condos. Registration starts at 8 am with the run beginning at 9 am. Cost is $30 dollars if registered by September 1st and includes a T-Shirt, drawstring bag, race bib, dog treats, and dog tag. Plain registration without items included is $20. If a group of 4 register, the 4th registration is free. After September 1st cost is $35 and T-Shirt may not be available. To sign up go to
Hope to see you there!

Buy a Memorial Brick for the Shelter!

Choose from a 4" x 8", 8" x 8", or 12" x 12" red brick, add the text you want and optional clip art or upload your own logo. Bricks will be displayed in our landscaping at the shelter site sometime in the future!
To get more information or to order your bricks please go to:
Thanks for all your support!

Amazon Smiles Program can Benefit BCAS!

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support us every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to our shelter!
Simply go to and type in Buchanan County Animal Shelter in the task bar under "pick your own charitable organization" before you begin shopping. They will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation!
You use the same account on and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, wish list and other account settings are also the same.
Thank you for your support!

BCAS ebay Auctions Fundraiser

We have an ebay auction site where 100% of the profits go to the Buchanan County Animal Shelter! If you have something to donate that we can auction, please email and we will have someone contact you.
If you would like to watch our auctions, go to ebay, click on "advanced" (upper right hand corner next to the search button), on the next page click on "items by seller" (left side of page), then enter our page "BCAS-Iowa" in the space provided and click on "search" at the bottom of the page. We have had generous donations of vintage beer and pop cans, estate items, and more!! We have raised about $10,000.00 so far so keep the donations coming!
We are also a part of eBay's giving works! If you sell on ebay you can donate a portion of your sales to our shelter. Type in our shelter name and add us to your list of favorite charities!
Thanks for all your support!

Donate A Kuranda Bed for the Shelter!

Donate a Kuranda bed for the dogs and cats that will be filling our shelter! Follow the link below to donate:

Walk Your Dog for the Shelter!

Here's an easy and free way to help the shelter! Using your smartphone, go to to download their free app. Every time you walk your dog, use the app, pick the Buchanan County Animal Shelter and we will get money for every mile walked! Don't have a dog? The app lets you create one to walk with you! If you don't have a smart phone, walk with a friend who does and you can both help the shelter! So lets all walk for the animals!

Sweatshirts and T-Shirts for Sale!

We have BuCoAS Sweatshirts and T-Shirts for sale in Adult and Youth sizes. Sweatshirts are $30.00 and Adult Tee's are $15.00. Look for these at all our fundraisers!

Donate Your Thrivent Choice Dollars!

Who has THRIVENT CHOICE DOLLARS? We are approved to receive Thrivent for Lutherans Choice Dollars! If you have Thrivent investments or life insurance policies - you are receiving Choice Dollars to be used toward a charity. Send your Choice Dollars online by going to the Thrivent website, get in the Choice Dollars page and type in Buchanan. Only that. It will bring up 3 options - just click on our Shelter name. Or you can type in Jesup, IA. Do not fill out all the boxes - it slows the system down and makes it difficult to search for our Shelter to designate your dollars to. Trouble - call 800-847-4836 and say Operator. THANK YOU for sending your charity dollars!

Donate Iron or Metal for the Shelter!

You can make a donation to the Shelter by getting rid of IRON or METAL! Take it to Schafer's Iron & Metal Recycling at 2869 Jamestown Ave. in Rowley - tell TROY your load should be donated to the Buchanan Co Animal Shelter. Schafer's will send the Shelter a check! If you'd like a tax form for your donation - just contact us at PO Box 360 Jesup 50648, or call 319-827-2773. All donations are tax deductible!

Consignment Corner at Grandma Debbie's

Consignment Corner at Grandma Debbie's in Independence

We take donations of quality home decor Thursday- Friday 9:30am - 5:00pm and Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm

Keep the items coming.....we are making money for the animals! Thank you!

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