Animal Control

ANIMAL CONTROL

Non-Emergency Police
(417) 235-4241

An Animal Control officer works Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on an emergency call basis at all other times.

If you suspect that an animal is being neglected, abused, or abandoned, call Animal Control to investigate.

Anyone interested in visiting the animal pound in search of a lost pet or adoption should call (417) 235-4241 and Animal Control will provide assistance.

Animal Shelter Pledge Card

Fees for claiming a lost pet from the animal pound:

Initial pickup charge ................................................................................$10.00
Daily charge ............................................................................................$5.00
Fees for animal adoption ...................................................................$80.00
(Adult dogs include: all shots, heartworm test, and deworming)
(Puppies include: 2 out of 3 rounds of puppy shots and deworming)

Animals are kept at the Monett pound for 5 business days and then available for adoption.

Dogs may be transferred to a shelter or rescue at anytime. Please contact the Animal Control Officer for the list.
Joplin Humane Society
(417) 623-3642
140 E. Emperor Lane
Joplin, MO