Animal Services

Lost & Found Pets

Animal sheltering services for the City of Independence, Missouri and unincorporated areas of Jackson County, Missouri are provided at the Jackson County Regional Animal Shelter, which is managed by the City's Animal Services Department.  The shelter is located at 21001 E. M-78 Hwy., Independence,Missouri 64057.

Select from the menu on the left to view animals that are on stray hold.  Stray animals impounded at the shelter are required to be held for 5 days, so if your pet has been missing for more than 6 days, you should also view our animals available for adoption.  You may also call us at 816-325-7216, or email at

The shelter is open to reclaim lost pets Monday through Sunday, 11 am - 6 pm.





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) 

Monday - Friday: 11am - 6pm
Saturday & Sunday: 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.