News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
CONTACT: City Communications Office, 816-513-1349
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2011
City’s Animal Shelter holds adoption event
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Animal Shelter will hold a dog and cat adoption event Saturday, July 23 from noon to 4 p.m. at the shelter, located at 4400 Raytown Road.
The City's Animal Shelter houses an average of 9,000 animals annually. The shelter features animals of various ages, sizes, colors and breeds. Those looking for a family pet can find a wide variety of cats, kittens, dogs and puppies.
During the event, dog adoptions will cost $90, and cat adoptions will cost $55. This price includes spaying/neutering, a rabies vaccination, canine or feline distemper vaccination, Bordetella vaccination for dogs and a feline leukemia vaccination for cats, a one-year pet license, plus a heartworm test or feline leukemia test.
For more information about the Kansas City Animal Shelter, please call 816-513-9821.
Media inquiries should be directed to David Park, director of the Neighborhood and Community Services Department, 816-513-3231.