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Humane Society of Southwest Missouri

3161 W.Norton rd, Springfield, MO 65803

Contact Sue Davis
Phone (417) 833-2526 ext.20
cats & dogs at Humane Society of Southwest Missouri

Areas Humane Society of Southwest Missouri serves

We are located in the Springfield, Greene County Area.

Humane Society of Southwest Missouri's adoption process

Additional adoption info

Upon adoption of either a cat or dog, fees do vary on the animals. Please call the shelter at 417-833-2526 for more information. All animals that are adopted from our shelter are required by state law to be either spayed/neutered. We also have a adoption contract that is required with the adoption. You must be at least 18 years of age to adopt.

About Humane Society of Southwest Missouri

The Mission of the Southwest Missouri Humane Society shall be to aid in the alleviation of distress and suffering of animals; to participate in educational programs and disseminate information to promote animal welfare and to operate a shelter for animals in need of care and place such animals in suitable homes when possible.
We receive our animals from people giving up their pets for a variety of reasons including changes in family situations and moving. Some of our animals have been strays rescued from the streets by a kind citizen. But all of our animals are looking for permanent homes.

Humane Society of Southwest Missouri's adopted pets

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Support adoption and rescue. Why go to a dog breeder, cat breeder or pet store to buy a dog or buy a cat when you can adopt?

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life.

What is the difference between adopting a dog, adopting a cat, adopting a kitten or adopting a puppy versus getting dogs for sale, cats for sale, puppies for sale or kittens for sale from a dog breeder or a cat breeder?

When someone is breeding puppies or breeding kittens, they are creating new dogs and cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog, cat, puppy or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale or buy a cat for sale from a puppy breeder or a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs and cats who must find homes.

So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder or buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog, adopt a cat, adopt a puppy or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.