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Featured Pet: Gretchen
Gretchen is a petite senior girl who recently lost her adoptive mother and is looking for a new family to love. More about Gretchen
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Hours Open to the Public
Every day 8:00 a.m. to noon
Wednesday and Thursday 5:00-7:00 p.m. We're located at 1408 McNeil Road in Rock Falls, between Dixon Avenue and Route 30
Happy Tails operates Whiteside County's only animal shelter. We are a
limited-intake, no-kill facility that shelters and cares for stray and
abandoned dogs and cats until they are adopted into loving, permanent
homes. We promote pet adoption and humane education. Happy Tails is a
501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
We follow practices and guidelines established by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), and the Association of Shelter Veterinarians (ASV). We are a member of the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (SAWA).
Will you be shopping online this year? Please
consider shopping through AmazonSmile, where 0.5% of your eligible
purchases can be donated to Happy Tails. It works! We are already
receiving donations from AmazonSmile! Go to https://smile.amazon.com/ and select Happy Tails as your charity, or go to our specific link, https://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-3556484. The animals thank you!
Pasta with Your Pups Fun for Everyone
At our first pasta fundraiser, this guy came dressed for dinner, wearing the best dog smile we've ever seen! He didn't win the dog costume contest but he was clearly having a good time. We don't know his name. He declined to identify himself.