Greene County Animal Shelter

Find Greene County Missouri animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies. Animal shelters provide information on adopting dogs, cats, and pets, animal care and rescue, and animal control.


Animal Control Springfield 227 East Chestnut Expressway Springfield MO 65802 417-864-1449


Black Dog Sanctuary 9711 North Farm Road 205 Fair Grove MO 65648

Buena Vista Ranch 10254 East Buena Vista Lane Rogersville MO 65742 417-753-2844

Greyhound Pets of America 2016 South Arlington Terrace Springfield MO 65804 417-883-8156

Humane Society of Greene County PO Box 679 Springfield MO 65803

Humane Society of Southwest Missouri 3161 West Norton Road Springfield MO 65803 417-833-2526

Just One More 1037 North Grant Avenue Springfield MO 65802 417-869-1581

Republic Animal Control 225 North Main Avenue Republic MO 65738 417-732-3190

Springfield Animal Control 840 North Boonville Avenue Springfield MO 65802 417-833-3590

What is an Animal Shelter?

Household animals that no longer have homes are often brought to animal shelters. Animal shelters are safe places to bring animals that are abandoned or lost. Many shelters will also take in animals that are sick or injured. In some areas of the U.S., humane societies will also provide shelter for animals. Shelters often serve as pet adoption centers. Animal shelters are also open to household pets taken from owners who can no longer care for them, those who have mistreated them, or those who have violated animal welfare laws.

Shelters provide animal care, rescue, and animal control. They assist with adopting dogs, cats, and other pets. They also may offer services like spaying or neutering. Shelters may offer adoption. Local and county governments fund some dog pounds and animal shelters, while volunteers and donations provide further support.