Who can bring an animal to the animal shelter?
Individuals who live inside the city limits of Springfield, Missouri can bring a dog or cat to the shelter. You must bring proof of residency. The animal must also be from inside the city limits. There is a $20 fee for surrendering animals. Please call (417) 833-3592 in advance to verify that there are openings for cats.

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1. My dog is missing. What resources are available to find it?
2. How do I know if I live inside Springfield city limits?
3. Are there any clinics in the area that provide reduced prices for spay or neuter services?
4. How old must my cat or dog be before it can be spayed or neutered?
5. What do I do if I find a bat in my house?
6. How old must a cat or dog be to receive the rabies vaccine?
7. How often do I have to register my pit bull or pit bull mix?
8. There are feral cats in my neighborhood inside the Springfield city limits. Can you help?
9. Can a monkey be a service animal?
10. My neighbor has chickens in his backyard. What can Animal Control enforce on that situation?
11. There is a dog in a car with the windows rolled up, and it is very hot/cold outside. Whom should I call?
12. Why doesn’t the shelter adopt directly to individuals?
13. Who can bring an animal to the animal shelter?