Wayside Waifs No Kill Shelter

3901 Martha Truman Road
Kansas City, MO 64137

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Wayside Waifs No Kill Shelter

Wayside Waifs is a charitable animal shelter whose purpose is to place adoptable companion animals in responsible homes.

To accomplish this, we employ 3 key strategies:

Providing temporary shelter for homeless companion animals.
Educating the public.
Developing partnerships, collaborations and strategic alliances.

Wayside Waifs is committed to finding homes for all adoptable pets. Wayside is the largest pet adoption campus in Kansas City, placing over 5,400 animals each year in loving forever homes. Wayside does not euthanize adoptable animals, and there are no time limits for animals in our care. Only animals suffering from significant medical issues or those that pose a danger are humanely euthanized. Wayside Waifs is proud to be a part of Kansas City's no kill community.


Behavior Training

Pet Memorial Services


Animal Surrender


Vet Clinic

Animal Rescue

Humane Education

PLUS! Pickup a copy of this adorable "tail" at Whiskers and Wags, the retail store inside Wayside Waifs!

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