Is there an animal shelter in town?
The Joplin Humane Society is the local animal shelter. Please call the Joplin Humane Society at (417) 623-3642 (Monday through Friday 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) for more information. All animals picked up by Joplin Animal Control are taken to the Joplin Humane Society.

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