Great Plains SPCA

Guidestar Platinum Transparency 2021

We’re proud to say we’ve earned GuideStar’s Highest Seal of Transparency. The Platinum Seal of Transparency is the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight the progress we are making toward our mission, we’re helping you, our donors and supporters, directly see the …

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Thanos survived parvovirus to find his second chance with a forever family.

Thanos is a Cane Corso puppy who was rescued by our HERO Team in late July. This is the story of his fight for survival from parvovirus to forever family. Read more from Thanos’ new Mom on their journey to finding each other below. “Sometimes the best things come in giant packages! “We weren’t actively …

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Hendrix is losing hope

Hendrix is a five-year-old American Bulldog mix who is an all-star ball player, lover of cuddling, and energetic playmate with other large dogs. He is at that great age where he is out of the puppy stage but still has a zest for life and is a perfect size at 60 pounds. Hendrix has been …

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Adjustment period for newly adopted pets and how we can help

At Great Plains SPCA, we take pride in offering a lifelong, full-circle approach for pets and their human companions with our three-pronged approach: prevention, adoption and retention. Amidst the hardships of the last year, we are frequently getting asked if our retention rates have fluctuated. Our return rate is 7.3% and luckily has not increased …

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Animal Shelter Partner Updates

We are so excited to share that Prairie Village is now using Great Plains SPCA for lost/found pet services! Prairie Village joins seven other municipalities proudly served by Great Plains SPCA. Additionally, you may have seen in the news a discussion about the future of Overland Park’s animal holding facility. Great Plains SPCA highly values …

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Dog rescued from hoarding case has a special walking pattern

Emily was among a group of 14 dogs transferred to Great Plains SPCA from a rural Texas pound after being rescued from a hoarding case. The Athens, Texas (population 12,664) animal control facility that took these dogs in, was overwhelmed with the large influx of additional dogs. They reached out to Great Plains SPCA for …

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