Community Resources

Central Missouri Humane Society

616 Big Bear Blvd.

Second Chance

24687 Highway 179, Boonville

Boone County Animal Care

Unchained Melodies Dog Rescue


If your pet is missing, call Animal Control at 573.449.1888 to report it. It is always a good idea to visit the Central Missouri Humane Society to look for your pet.

Dog Parks

Twin Lakes Recreation Area

2500 Chapel Hill Road

Garth Nature Area

2799 N. Garth

Indian Hills Park

5009 Aztec Blvd.

Leash-Free Areas

Cosmo Park

Bear Creek Nature Area
1615 Business Loop 70 W.

Grindstone Nature Area

011 Old 63 South
(two entrances)

For after hours emergencies please contact the University of Missouri Veterinary Health Center:

Call MU

Pet Health

Your pet’s health is in your hands. You’re responsible for their well-being, both day-to-day and long-term. You want them to live a long, happy and active life. Regular checkups and vaccinations, and getting enough exercise are all important parts of that. So is maintaining their dental health, their grooming and their weight. Some pets have food allergies or anxiety issues. Older pets often have special needs, and conditions like arthritis. Some breeds are prone to genetic conditions, such as hip dysplasia or cardiomyopathy. You might be interested in daycare or boarding. No matter your needs, we want to work with you to help your pet thrive.

Learn more about your pet’s health >