Wayside Waifs

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Conveniently located in south Kansas City, our newly expanded campus sits on more than 50 beautiful acres.  Featuring a Pet Adoption center, Animal Rescue facility, Bark Park, Behavior & Training facility, Vet Clinic and Pet Memorial Services, Wayside Waifs is more than 50,000 square feet in size.   

3901 Martha Truman Road,
Kansas City, MO 64137

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Adoption Hours:


  • MondayCLOSED
  • TuesdayNoon-8pm
  • WednesdayNoon-8pm
  • ThursdayNoon-8pm
  • FridayNoon-8pm
  • Saturday10am-5pm
  • Sunday10am-5pm

Animal Surrender Hours:

By appointment only. Please call 816-986-4404 to make an appointment.

Learn more about our Animal Surrender process and options or fill out an online request to surrender a pet.

Lost Pet Return Hours:

The state of Missouri requires all animals to have a current rabies.  If you do not have a current rabies certificate we are able to vaccinate your pet for a $15 fee between the hours of Monday & Saturday: 9am - 5:00pm and Tuesday - Friday: 8am-5:00pm.

To learn more about our Lost/Found pets click here.

  • Monday9am-5pm
  • Tuesday - Friday8am-8pm
  • Saturday9am-5pm
  • Sunday9am-5pm

Pet Memorial Services Hours:


  • Monday - Friday10am-5pm
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed

Wayside Waifs is closed the following holidays:

  • New Years Day
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Years Eve - Close at 5 p.m.