News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 20, 2011
City's Animal Shelter holds adoption special Oct. 21-31 October is Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month
In recognition of Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month, the City of Kansas City, Mo., Animal Shelter will hold a pet adoption special from Friday, Oct. 21 through Monday, Oct. 31 at its shelter on 4400 Raytown Road. The shelter is open Monday through Thursday from noon to 6 p.m., and on Friday and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.
Those visiting the shelter may adopt two cats for $45. This price includes spaying or neutering, a rabies vaccination, feline distemper vaccination, a one-year pet license for Kansas City, Mo., residents and a feline leukemia test. Dog adoption fees are reduced from $100 to $55. The price includes spaying or neutering, rabies vaccination, canine distemper vaccination, a heartworm test and a one-year pet license for Kansas City, Mo., residents. Rabies vaccinations and heartworm tests will be given to pets that are age appropriate. The shelter features animals of all ages, sizes, color and breed. Many of the pets are housetrained, leash and crate trained, and well-socialized.
For more information about the City's Animal Shelter, please call 816-513-9821.
Media inquiries should be directed to Deletta Dean, manager of Neighborhood Services, at 816-513-3220.