What We Do

The Central Missouri Humane Society cares for injured abandoned,abused,unwanted and stray animals in Boone and surrounding areas. We are the major animal adoption facility in the area,adopting out thousands of animals each year.Our veterinary clinic is the largest provider of vaccination,spay or neuter services for pets owned by low- income families in Boone County. These services help keep thousands of pets healthy and prevent the birth of thousands of unwanted puppies and kittens.

Why We’re Great

Our professional staff will handle thousands of visitors and callers annually requesting information on a variety of animal related issues. Those wanting to adopt a family pet will have vaccinated,veterinary examined and already spayed or neutered cats and dogs to select from at the shelter, or at our many off site adoption events. Over 400 volunteers expand our shelter capacity with over 100 foster care homes and thousands of volunteer service hours.

Why We Deserve Your Support

The Central Missouri Humane Society’s mission is animal welfare and protection. Over 4,000 animals annually will come to the shelter in need of emergency or temporary sheltering. Our committed and dedicated staff will provide veterinary medical services and compassionate care while working tirelessly to find them new homes. Our veterinary clinic team is on the front lines of stopping pet overpopulation. We can continue to advocate on behalf of animals because of the support of a caring public.

What We Need

Volunteers walk dogs, socialize cats, provide foster care, help with offsite event and many other activities. In Kind always needed: kitty litter,puppy and kitten formula,bleach, computer paper, gift cards,large dog crates

Executive Director:

Mary Pat Boatfield

Years in Service:



616 Big Bear Blvd.
Columbia, Missouri 65202







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