Animal Services


Donations of items and monetary donations make it possible to provide exceptional care to animals in need.  Donation items can be dropped of at our shelter in the reception and intake areas.  Our greatest needs are canned pate kitten and cat food and canned dog and puppy food.  Towels and blankets for bedding are also needed.  You can check our our AMAZON WISH LIST and have donations items sent directly to the shelter.  

Tax Deductible Donations

Financial support helps us provide medical and surgical care, vaccinations, food and much more for thousands of animals each year.  Tax deductible donations can be made to through the TRUMAN HEARTLAND FOUNDATION

Wish List Items

  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Hand Sanitizers
  • Rolls of Paper Towels
  • 3 oz paper cups (for distributing medication)
  • Blue Dawn dish soap
  • Dog & Cat toys
  • High value dog & Cat Treats
  • Fabric Softener (liquid)
  • Applesauce
  • Plain Yogurt
  • Canned Pumpkin
  • Canned Chicken and Tuna
  • Peanut Butter (non xylitol)
  • Cream Cheese
  • Cardboard box flats (for litter boxes)
  • Velvetta
  • Nursing Kitten Bottles
  • Baby Bottle Brushes
  • Dog Shampoo
  • Plastic cereal containers


Independence Animal Services

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


Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 6pm

Sunday - Monday By Appointment Only 


(for stray animal drop-off) 

By Appointment Only


(to reclaim your lost pet)

Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 6pm By Appointment Only

Sunday - Monday By Appointment Only



Call (816) 325-7205