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



Monday & Tuesday: By Appointment
Wednesday - Sunday: 11 am - 6 pm


(for stray animal drop-off) 

Wednesday - Friday: 11am - 6pm
Saturday, Sunday, Monday & Tuesday: CLOSED

Owner surrenders are by appointment only.
Call 816-325-7207 to schedule an appointment. 


(to reclaim your lost pet)

Monday - Sunday: 11am - 6pm



Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm

For Emergencies, call (816) 325-7205 and press the option to be transferred to a Police dispatcher.