Health Department

Lost & Found

The City's Animal Services Division no longer handles pet adoptions. This service is now being provided at the regional animal shelter, which is managed by Great Plains SPCA.

Regional Animal Shelter
21001 E M-78 Hwy
Independence, MO 64057
Phone: (816) 621-7722

What to do if your dog is lost

  1. Go to all the shelters in your area at least every other day.
  2. File a Lost or Found Report with an area Lost & Found service. If leaving a voice mail message, be sure to include your phone number and a description of the animal.
  3. Check the local newspaper's Lost & Found section.

Found Cats

The following cats are currently being held by Independence Animal Services. If you think one of these cats may be yours or if you are interested in providing a home for one, contact our office at (816) 325-7205.