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Liberty Animal Shelter in Liberty, Missouri assists the community by offering the following services:
However, they have limited space in their physical location with room for just 18 dogs in their general population area and additional space for 6 dogs in their quarantine area.
Help them save more animals by adopting a lucky pet from Liberty Humane Society today! Read below for more information on how this process works (plus associated fees).
When you adopt a pet from Liberty Animal Shelter, you effectively save two lives: the life of the pet you’re adopting and the life of the pet you’ve made space for in the shelter. Here's the simple process to follow:
Adoption fees at Liberty Animal Shelter are as follows:
Dog adoption fees don't include a heartworm test (required for dogs 7+ months) or a rabies vaccination (required for dogs 4+ months).
Cat adoption fees don't include a FIV/FeLV test or rabies vaccination (both required for cats 4+ months old).
For both dogs and cats, your adoption fee covers the cost of their spay/neuter surgery and helps Liberty Animal Shelter partially cover additional costs they incur when saving the lives of homeless pets.
Our writing team is hard at work researching this shelter's adoption process and fees, so this page will be updated soon!
In the meantime, below you'll find some nice-to-know info that applies to nearly every animal shelter, humane society, and rescue.
Because shelter dogs are full of love!
Is it because they know you saved them and love you harder for it?
I can't say for certain, but yes.
Jokes aside, there are three things all shelter dogs need to thrive in their new home:
Older shelter dogs, generally 1+ years old, may have experienced a lot of trauma, which often results in one of 8 common behavioral issues:
These issues are correctable! Your dog isn't broken, they're just damaged. You can fix them with enough love, patience, and a good training plan.
You can learn a lot about an animal welfare organization just by looking at their name.
Adoption processes vary drastically from organization to organization, but here are some general tips that apply in most instances. Note that we'll use the term "shelters" here for simplicity but it includes all types of rescue organizations.
If you have any questions about adopting an animal (what you'll need, what to expect, etc.) feel free to contact the PetLists team!
If you're looking to adopt a new dog, our Dog Adoption Guide is a must-read. It has everything you need to know about bringing a shelter dog home:
And we're adding new guides all the time.