Animal Surrenders

Animal Care and Control will accept animal surrenders at our shelter facility at 2801 Clark Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103, 8am to 5pm, seven days a week. A fee of $60.00 is required at the time of surrender.

Fees may be waived if proof of low-income status or financial hardship is provided (Current award letters for TANF, SSI, pension, SNAP, welfare, Medicare, Disability, WIC, subsidized housing, and/or unemployment).

Animal Care and Control encourages pet owners to exhaust every option possible for their pet before they choose to surrender their animal to a shelter. Please see the following tips from Stray Rescue regarding tips for surrendering your animal.*

* Please note Stray Rescue does not take owner surrenders or drop offs unless they were adopted through Stray Rescue.