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Contact HUA

By Mail

You can write us at:
Hearts United for Animals
Box 286
Auburn, NE 68305

By Email

You can email us at hua@hua.org. Email inquiries receive the quickest response.

Please don't send email with attachments unless it's very clear in the subject line what the attachment is (like an application). We get thousands of emails a day and delete the ones that may be a virus. For the same reason, be sure to include a subject line that doesn't say "Hi" (or something similar) that may appear to be a virus.

By Phone or Fax

You can call us at 402.274.3679.

You can send a fax to 402.274.3689.

We'll be waiting!

Visit HUA

Visitation Policy

Once your application is fully approved, we will reach out to schedule a time to visit the shelter and meet your new best friend. Adoption appointment hours are 10 am to 2 pm every day except Wednesdays. We are volunteer administration and need to make sure someone will be available to help you when you arrive. For volunteering and tours, please write to hua@hua.org to schedule a time to visit and obtain directions. We are in the country between Auburn and Nebraska City. We cannot be located via any mapping programs. 


Homeless Man and His Dog Need Help to Stay Together
Tracy rescued Buck when he was just a baby.  Buck was tied outside where neighbors would watch him fall off the porch, suspended by his leash, just short of being able to put his little paws on the ground and strangling himself.  They would help him out only to have it happen again.  Finally Tracy came along and gave him a home where he would be safe.  Returning the favor for being rescued, Buck rescued Tracy.  Tracy had Buck certified as a therapy dog to help him with his PTSD.  Buck became his best friend and helps him tremendously with his mental illness.  Several months later Tracy received a call saying that his mother in Nebraska was in ill health, that he needed to come be with her and get her set up in a permanent care facility.  Tracy was able to
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18 Puppy Mill Dogs Were Scheduled to Die
Just seven days ago, late in the afternoon, we received an urgent message.  Eighteen puppy mill dogs were going to be killed by the breeder first thing the next morning if they weren't rescued.  Another rescue had found out about it but did not have the resources to drop everything to go save them.  Within 20 minutes of receiving the details, Julie and Lori threw crates and blankets in the HUA van and took off for central Missouri.  Six hours later, after a harrowing trip through the steep hills of Amish mill country, complete with horse and buggy crossing signs, the dogs were safely resting and gobbling down soft nutritious food at HUA.  We were told they were all old, but some turned out to be quite young. 
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41 Dachshunds Saved from Arkansas Puppy Mill
Forty-one Dachshunds arrived at Hearts United for Animals on Monday evening, January 25th.  Julie and Linda from HUA rescued them from an Arkansas breeding facility that was going out of business.  We were told that they were rare colors, gorgeous dogs with many championship winners among them.  The breeder said they were well cared for and were her babies.  She knew each one and would tell us all about them.  That sounded different from the typical puppy mill rescue, a breath of fresh air to find a breeder who treated the dogs so well.  Unfortunately, when we arrived the story didn’t resemble reality at all.     Julie and Linda were taken into a
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