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The Animal Control team is dedicated to improving the coexistence of animals and humans.

Animal Licenses

All pets are required to have an Animal License. You will need to provide a copy of the current rabies vaccination record. There varying costs for animal licenses and they are as follows:

  • All dogs and cats: $10.00 per dog or cat (limit 4)
  • Pot-Bellied Pig $100.00 (limit 1)
  • Primates $100.00 (limit 4)
  • Ferrets $100.00 (limit 4)

There is a limit of 4 total domesticated animals per household. For example, you cannot have 4 ferrets and 4 dogs. All domesticated animals must be under the control of the owners at all times, either by a leash, fence, or other means. Failure to do so may result in the issuance of citations to the owner(s) for violation of city ordinances.

On-Call After Hours

If you have an animal control emergency after hours, please call the Jackson County Dispatch Center at (816) 795-1960 or 911. The following are examples of circumstances which would be considered emergencies:

  • confined stray with a life-threatening injury
  • animal posing an immediate threat to public safety
  • animal that has bitten a person

Stray Animals

If you find a stray animal and are unable to reach the animal control officer, please complete the Stray Animal Release Form. The completed form is required prior to turning the animal over to the City's contracted kennel, the Oak Grove Animal Clinic, if the animal control officer is unavailable or it is after hours.

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