Southwest Missouri Humane Society


The Humane Society of Southwest Missouri serves as the region's only open-admission, not-for-profit humane society.
The shelter has many wonderful dogs and cats available for adoption. Adoption hours are Monday - Saturday from 12pm to 6pm and Sundays from 12pm til 4pm. Adoptable pets can be viewed in person at the shelter located at 3161 W. Norton Rd in Springfield, or online at

In an effort to end the pet overpopulation problem in Southwest Missouri, the Humane Society also offers low-cost spay and neuter services to those who could not otherwise afford the surgery. Please call 417-833-2526 ext. 216 for pricing and to set-up an appointment.

Animals may be surrendered to the Humane Society by appointment. Appointments are available during business hours Monday- Friday. Please call 417-833-2526 ext. 216 for more information on surrendering your pet.
Adoption Hours: Monday- Saturday 12pm- 5:45 pm, Sunday 12pm-3:45 pm
Animal Drop off: Monday- Friday by appointment only
Spay/ Neuter services: Monday- Friday by appointment only (Must qualify)
Lost pet reports may be filled out in person Monday- Saturday 8am- 5pm
Found pets may be reported Monday- Saturday 8am- 5pm
The mission of the Humane Society of Southwest Missouri is to aid in the alleviation of distress and suffering of animals by operating a shelter for animals in need of care, placing animals in suitable homes when possible, and offering educational programs that promote animal welfare.

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