News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 8, 2011
Animal shelter holds holiday adoption special
The City of Kansas City, Mo.’s new animal shelter manager, Kansas City Pet Project, will hold a holiday pet adoption special from Thursday, Dec. 8 through Sunday, Dec. 11 at its shelter on 4400 Raytown Road to open up kennel space.
The shelter is regularly open Monday through Friday from noon to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. However, because of the adoption special, the shelter will extend its hours on Saturday, Dec. 10 and be open from noon to 6 p.m. Also, while the shelter is usually closed on Sundays, it will open to the public on Sunday, Dec. 12 from noon to 4 p.m.
Those visiting the shelter may adopt cats for $32. This price includes spaying or neutering, a rabies vaccination, feline distemper vaccination, a one-year pet license, and a feline leukemia test. Dog adoption fees are reduced from $100 to $50. 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. 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 David Park, director of Neighborhood and Community Services Department, at 816-513-3231.