To ensure the health and safety of St. Louis City residents and companion animals through the enforcement of pet-related ordinances, as well as the promotion of pet safety and responsible pet ownership.
Our goals are to:
Protect the public. Guarantee the humane treatment of companion animals. Reduce companion animal overpopulation. End companion animal abuse.
Come Meet Our Pets...
The Animal Care and Control shelter is located at:
2801 Clark Ave. St. Louis, MO 63103
Our visiting hours are Monday-Sunday from 10:00am-5:00pm.
Our Adoption Process...
You are welcome to visit our shelter at 2801 Clark Ave., St. Louis, MO 63103 between the hours of 10am-5pm, seven days a week, to meet our adoptable animals. If possible, we ask that you call ahead so we can make sure staff are available to provide you the best customer service.
Thank You! Your message has been sent to City of St. Louis Animal Care and Control.
You'll receive a copy, too, at
to help you keep track of which pets you've inquired about, and which shelters and rescues you've emailed.
NOTE: Some shelters have physical locations you can visit; some of these shelters may only have pets for a limited time, so please do not wait for a reply—just go visit the shelter!
Other organizations are rescue groups run by busy volunteers who may take a while to reply. You can find information about the shelter or rescue group caring for this pet, and their adoption procedures,
on the pet's details page on Adopt-a-Pet.com.