A non-profit shelter solely supported by donations and volunteers, the Humane Society of Scott County has been supporting and providing humane care of the animals in the community since 1902. They offer a slew of free educational opportunities from age-appropriate school and group programming, service learning projects and general animal care and welfare programs. They even offer free spay and neuter services for the community. The Humane Society of Scott County's mission is to help improve lives of homeless animals in Scott County while providing animal education for the community.Since 1977, the Quad City Animal Welfare Center has sheltered homeless animals, offered spay and neuter services, and provided humane animal education for the greater Quad City area. They also have a low-cost walk-in Wellness Clinic that offers vaccinations, heartworm testing, nail trims and more. The Quad City Animal Welfare Center partners with schools throughout the community to help educate the youth on how to be good pet caretakers and have a positive impact on their animal's lives.
Quad City PAWS - Pets Are Worth Saving - is a non-profit animal support organization serving the needs of animals of the Rock Island County Animal Care & Control Center. Serving the community since 2006, Quad City PAWS is dedicated to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of pets and promoting responsible pet ownership. Their employees, volunteers, and partners strive to provide quality animal welfare for the community through methods such as an aggressive spay and neuter program and a commitment to place as many adoptable pets in a loving home as possible. Quad City PAWS offers services seven days a week and is the first and only full-serve animal care and control facility in the Quad Cities.
The home of the real-life Buffalo Bill Cody, this mid-19th century homestead is recognized on the National Register of Historic Places. The farmhouse was built in 1947 by Issac Cody, Buffalo Bill’s father, with native limestone and coconut walnut floors and trim. The homestead has since been restored and offers an adventurous time for you and your pup to explore the grounds where Buffalo Bill grew up. Adult admission is $2 and children under 16 years old get in free.