Education/Resources

Low Cost Spay/Neuter:

The Humane Society of Greater KC
5445 Parallel Parkway
Kansas City, KS 66104
913.596.1000

Pet Resource Center of Kansas City (formerly Spay Neuter KC)
1116 E. 59th Street (NE corner of 59th & Troost)
Kansas City, MO 64110
816.353.0940

Northland Animal Welfare Society (NAWS)
6972 N Broadway
Gladstone, MO 64118
816.336.1888

Pet Behavior Resources:

There are many web sites with in-depth pet care and behavior info. Below are some that we recommend as excellent resources on a wide variety of pet care and behavior topics.

Petfinder not only has a great search engine for adoptable pets, but also has a library of resources on adoption, health, behavior and training for Dogs and Cats.

There are a lot of myths out there about Pit Bulls and Bully breeds. Missouri Pit Bull Rescue and Pit Bull Rescue Central are two great educational resources to learn the facts, and understand the breed and what’s needed to provide a good responsible home.

Best Friends Animal Society Lots of great pet care and behavior info for pets of all kinds listed under Pet Resources. Also tips on choosing a pet. Dogs, cats, bunnies, exotics, horses and more. Includes PDFs for downloading.

ASPCA Pet Care and Behavior Tips Check out their species-specific library of animal health, nutrition, behavior, grooming and more. Dogs, cats, horses and small animals are all included.

Humane Society Silicson Valley Excellent in-depth resource for dog, cat, rabbit and small pet behavior and care. Includes choosing a pet, house training, behavioral problems, socialization of pets, recommended reading and more. Articles are PDF files and appropriate for printing.

American Humane Association In depth information on adopting a pet, pet behavior, pet care, safety, pets & kids.

The Humane Society of the United States Pet care and behavior info for dogs, cat, horses, small pets, fish, birds.

Dr. Wayne Hunthausen (Westwood Animal Hospital) The web site gives tips for behavior problems and Dr. Hunthausen does behavior consultations.

Puppy HQ Includes articles on adopting a dog, what to expect and how to thrive with your newly adopted dog, and information on dog and puppy care, health and training.

Pets And Kids Lots of great info and articles focused on kids and pets. Topics include choosing an appropriate pet for kids, introducing kids and pets, handling and interacting with pets, training, responsibilities, safety, preventing aggression in pets, and much more. From the UK.

Cats International Excellent in-depth information on cat care, behavior, choosing a cat, training, common behavioral problems including litter box

Alley Cat Allies are the foremost experts on feral cats. Their web site gives in-depth information on implementing trap-neuter-return, maintaining a feral cat colony, health care, kitten care including how to care for neonatal kittens, socializing feral kittens and cats, finding homes for formerly feral cats.

Beaks n Wings and The Bird Whisperer Two web sites with information on bird health, care, taming, and training.

ASPCA Poison Control Center Tips to prevent poisoning, a checklist to poison proof your home, answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding animal poisoning. ANIMAL POISON CONTROL HOTLINE: 888-426-4435. An emergency hotline providing 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week telephone assistance to veterinarians and animal owners. There is a consultation fee for calling the hotline.

Kansas City Area Animal Shelters

Cat Association of Topeka (CAT)
1718 Gage
Topeka, KS
785-272-4735

Excelsior Springs
1298 S. Marietta
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
816-630-0816

Friends of Parkville Animal Shelter
P.O. Box 29121
Parkville, MO 64152
816-587-0918

Gladstone Animal Control
4000 NE 76th Street
Gladstone, Mo. 64118
816-436-1810

Great Plains SPCA
5424 Antioch Drive
Merriam, Kansas 66202
913-742-7326

HELP Humane Society
(primarily cats)
511 Main St.
Belton, MO 64012
816-318-HELP

Helping Hands Humane Society
2625 NW Rochester Road
Topeka, KS 66617
785-233-7325

Humane Society of Greater Kansas City
5445 Parallel Parkway
Kansas City, KS 66104
913-596-1000

Independence Animal Services
21001 East 78 Highway
Independence, MO 64057
816- 325-7207

Kansas City KS Animal Services
3301 Park Drive
KCK 66211
913-321-1445
913-596-3000 on weekends
Adoption info & view pets for adoption >

KC Pet Project (serving KCMO)
7077 Elmwood Ave
KCMO 64132
816-683-1383

KC Pet Project’s Zona Rosa adoption location:
7351 NW 87th Terrace
KCMO 64129

Lawrence Humane Society
1805 E. 19th
Lawrence, Ks. 66044
785-843-6835

Leavenworth Animal Control
1720 S. 2nd Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048
913-682-0268
View pets for adoption >

Lee’s Summit Animal Control
91 SE Hamblen Rd
Lee’s Summit, MO 64082
816-969-1640
View pets for adoption >

Liberty Animal Control
1501 E. Old 210 Hwy
Liberty, MO 64068
816-439-4791

North Kansas City Animal Control
2020 Bedford
N. Kansas City, MO 64116
816-274-6024

Olathe Animal Control
505 E. Sunvale
Olathe, KS 66061
913-971-6362

The Pet Connection
12608 Santa Fe Trail Dr.
Lenexa, KS 66215
(913) 671-PETS (7387)

Prairie Paws Animal Shelter
3173 HWY K68
Ottawa, KS 66067
785-242-2967

Purrfect Pets Cat Adoptions
Inside the Oak Park Mall (lower level)
11425 West 95th St, Store 50-A
Overland Park, KS 66214
913-652-6677

Unleashed Pet Rescue and Adoption
5918 Broadmoor
Mission, KS 66202
913-831-PETS (7387)

Wayside Waifs
3901 E. 119th Street
(Martha Truman Rd)
Kansas City, MO 64137
816-761-8151

5445 Parallel Parkway Kansas City, KS 66104

913-596-1000

Info@hsgkc.org

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