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Our Featured Independence, MO Partner:

Independence Animal Services

Pet adoption saves lives. Adopt a pet and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

875 Vista Ave
PO Box 1016
Independence, MO 64056
(816) 325-7205
http://www.indepmo.org/animals

Pets at Our Shelter:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

Independence, MO

About Our Shelter:

The Mission of the Animal Services Division is to provide services that will ensure public health and safety, provide the highest quality service and compassion to the animals entrusted to our care, to measurably reduce companion animal overpopulation, and to take a leadership role in promoting humane values for the benefit of all animals.

Our Adoption Process:

Effective 4/9/13, we will provide only animal field services. Our shelter will be closing and all animals will be taken to the Jackson County Regional Animal Shelter located at 21001 E. M78 Hwy. You may contact the operator of that shelter at 913-831-7722. That shelter will open on 4/9/13.

Why should you adopt?

reptiles, amphibians, and fish can make wonderful pets, and rather than buying a reptile, amphibian, or fish for sale or finding a reptile, amphibian, or fish breeder, adopting a reptile, amphibian, or fish from an animal shelter or rescue organization is the perfect way to add a reptile, amphibian, or fish to your family. Keep in mind, there is a lot you will need to know when you provide a home for a reptile, amphibian, or fish. You will need to learn what to feed them, how much exercise or attention your reptile, amphibian, or fish needs, and many other important things about how to house and care for a reptile, amphibian, or fish. There are different types of reptiles, amphibians, and fish including Fish, Frog, Gecko, Iguana, Lizard, Scorpion, Sea Life (non-fish), Snake, Tarantula, Toad, Tortoise, Turtle - Other, and Turtle - Water.

Pet adoption saves lives. Adopt a pet and you'll have a friend for life! Please consider a rescue pet before you buy a pet from a breeder or pet store. Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.