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Helping Dogs In Need

The Waynesville Animal Shelter now accepts donations online!

Your gift today - whatever sum you choose to give - will help us save dogs and give them the expert treatment and care they need. Click on the  button, and you will be redirected to our secure payment site. All donations are greatly appreciated!

When making your donation, we ask that you specify where you would like your donation to be applied to, such as for dog food, vetting expenses, medical expenses, a particular item, or make a donation towards a specific dog.

Welcome to the Waynesville Animal Shelter.
At this time we are only equipped to handle  dogs. We are always looking for volunteers at the animal shelter. If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please contact the Animal Control Officer Susan Rather at (573) 774-6509.

Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday:  9 am - 6 pm
    Saturday:  1 pm - 5 pm
    Sunday:  CLOSED

Location: 1502 Ousley Road, Waynesville, Missouri 65583. Near the Waynesville Fire Department and the Pulaski County Ambulance District under the water tower. Top of the Waynesville Hill across from the cemetery.

Waynesville Animal Shelter Costs & Fees  (effective January 1, 2018)

Turning in a Dog/Owner Surrender:  Vet records must accompany each dog, must be up to date on vaccines, and must have a negative heartworm test done within 30 days of surrender.      

  Adult Adoption Fee……………….… $90.00
   Puppy Adoption Fee……..….…….. $75.00
  Owner Surrender Fee………….…… $75.00
  Micro-Chip Fee…………………….….. $20.00
  Stray Hold Fee - Per Day……….…. $15.00
  In Pound Fee - Per Day……….…… $15.00
  Quarantine Charge - Per Day.…… $20.00

If you are interested in volunteering or in adopting an animal, please print the form below.  Once you have filled the form out, please bring the form by the Waynesville Animal Shelter or by the Waynesville Municipal Center located at 100 Tremont Center, Waynesville, Missouri.

Volunteer Application Form (PDF)              
Ownership Questionnaire Form (PDF)



The City of Waynesville, Missouri, is located in Pulaski County, Missouri, and is home to Fort Leonard Wood.  Historic Route 66 winds its way through downtown Waynesville, and the area near the Roubidoux Spring in Waynesville's Laughlin Park was used as a Cherokee encampment during the 1837-1839 Trail of Tears march.