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KC Pet Project

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KC Pet Project needs volunteers to exercise and socialize shelter dogs. Socialized dogs are happier, healthier, and have increased adoption rates.

KC Pet Project’s mission is to end the killing of health and treatable animals in Kansas City, Missouri and volunteers are a vital part of that life-saving mission. To get started, visit our website at to get more information on this opportunity, view our Volunteer Orientation video, and sign up for a Shelter Tour

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About KC Pet Project


4400 Raytown Road, Kansas City, MO 64129, US

Mission Statement

The Mission of KC Pet Project is to end the killing of healthy and treatable pets in Kansas City, Missouri by using the most progressive and lifesaving programs and promoting effective animal control policies.


The purpose of the Kansas City Pet Project is to facilitate the placement of homeless pets into suitable homes; to establish and maintain an animal shelter for Kansas City, MO; to maintain associated procedures which promote: the health and welfare of pets in our care, prevention of unplanned litters, pet retention and reunification of lost pets to their owners; to increase public safety by addressing issues related to irresponsible pet owners and dangerous animals. We are keenly focused on optimal lifesaving and creating a No Kill Community in the Kansas City Metro.


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11620 W 95th StreetOverland ParkOverland Park, KS 66214




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  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers are asked to complete 4 hours a month for the first three months at KC Pet Project. After the 3 month introductory period, they are able to compete volunteer hours as their schedule allows
  • Volunteers must be at least 16 years old to work independently at the shelter. Volunteers 15 years old and younger must be with a parent/legal guardian at all times, and the ratio must always be 1:1 (1 adult to 1 child)

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