Animal Services

Animal Field Services

21001 E. M-78 Hwy 
Independence, MO 64057
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, except for most government holidays
Phone: (816) 325-7205

Shelter: (816) 325-7207

animal control officer

Animal Field Services ensures public health and safety, provides the highest quality service and compassion to the animals entrusted to our care, works to measurably reduce companion animal overpopulation, and takes a leadership role in promoting humane values for the benefit of all animals.

Animal Services Officers are on duty 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. To report a dead animal or stray animal in your possession, animals running loose, animal bites, or dangerous animals, please call (816) 325-7205 during regular business hours.

Animal Services does not handle wildlife. We recommend that you contact a wildlife company to have wildlife removed from your property.


Independence Animal Services

21001 E 78 Highway, Independence, MO 64057
Phone(816) 325-7207



By appointment only


(for stray animal drop-off) 

By Appointment Only


(to reclaim your lost pet)

By appointment only


Call (816) 325-7205 and press the option to be transferred to a Police dispatcher.