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Excelsior Springs Animal
Control Center:
1298 S. Marietta St.
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
816-630-0816
Mailing Address:
301 South Main
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024

Services are provided 7 days a week. We make appointments for visitors daily from 1 to 5 p.m.

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Excelsior Springs Animal Shelter
Featured Pet
Excelsior Springs Adoptable Pet
Meet Chanel
Siamese mix with gray
eyes. Very different and
pretty female kitten.

Please check out our
Adoptable Pet List!
Adoptable Dogs
Adoptable Cats




The Excelsior Springs Animal Shelter is a facility of the City of Excelsior Springs Animal Control. We are committed to public safety and animal welfare in the Excelsior Springs community.

All efforts are made to ADOPT the animals that enter our shelter. We impound approximately 1,100 animals each year. Our facility contains 10 cat kennels and 6 indoor/outdoor dog kennels. We are staffed by two full-time Animal Control Officers, and we do not currently have a volunteer staff.
Animal Control Officers Melissa Davis and Kristina Baxter
Animal Control Officers Kristina Baxter and Melissa Davis provide care to shelter pets.

We ask that potential adopters schedule an appointment with on of our Animal Control Officers to meet the shelter pet being considered for adoption. Simply call us at 816-630-0816 or email us to schedule your appointment. All potential adopters are asked to complete an adoption application form. All adopted pets are spayed or neutered and fully vaccinated before they are released to their new adoptive families.


The new shelter will provide for better
animal control and care.
Adoption fee schedule:

• Female cats - $93.00
• Male cats - $78.00
• Female dogs - start at $100.00
• Male dogs - start at $90.00
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All fees include spay or neuter, rabies vaccination, and canine or feline booster. Additional testing (heartworm, FIV/Fe-Leuk) can be administered at the adopters request for an additional fee.

To learn about raising a pet with children and to find out more information on responsible pet ownership, visit Growing up with Pets.

Licensing your pet

Citizens must provide a copy of the animals updated shot records. The license for spayed or neutered animals is $10 annually, due by February 28. The license for non-spayed or neutered animals is $20. Pet license can be obtained at the Animal Shelter.

Making a donation

Call us at 816-630-0816 to learn how you can make a monetary donation to the shelter. All proceeds will benefit the new shelter facility for supplies and equipment. Receive a free gift with your minimum donation.

If you live in the Excelsior Springs Community and need pet food assistance, please contact the Excelsior Springs Good Samaritan Center at 816-630-2718. We are proud to assist the Good Samaritan Center by providing pet food assistance to those who need a helping hand!

Donations are always welcome. If you would like to make a donation, simply drop them off at the shelter anytime or ship to our mailing address listed above. Thank you for your help and generosity! The following items are always needed and seem to be in short supply:

• Cat toys
• Cat litter pans
• Cat litter
• Dog toys
• Dog treats
• Tennis balls
• Peanut butter
• Towels
• Blankets
• Canned puppy food
• Pedialyte
• Dog collars
• Leashes

We would like to use the Kuranda dog beds at our shelter. Kuranda's "Donate A Bed" program enables individuals to donate beds to the shelter at discounted prices. The donation will be sent directly to Excelsior Springs Animal Shelter in your name. Your donation is 30% to 35% off regular retail prices. If you would like to donate a bed for the dogs and puppies, click here.