There are many factors including age, breed, size, and health of the animal, as well as the temperature, wind chill factor, and weather conditions that help to determine if it is safe for your pet to remain outside during the cold winter months. It takes planning and preparation to provide proper care for all outside pets to ensure their comfort and safety. Below are some tips to help keep your pets safe during winter months.
Providing quality, humane care for outside pets during hot summer months doesn’t have to be a challenge. With a little planning using the tips below, you can ensure your pet’s safety and enjoy the summer together.
For questions concerning pet care or to report an animal that may not be receiving adequate care, contact Independence Animal Services at 816-325-7205.
21001 E 78 Highway, Independence, MO 64057
Phone: (816) 325-7207
Monday & Tuesday: By Appointment
(for stray animal drop-off)
Monday - Friday: 11am - 6pm
Owner surrenders are by appointment only.
LOST PET CENTER
(to reclaim your lost pet)
Monday - Sunday: 11am - 6pm
Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm