Great Plains SPCA

Good Boy Humphrey

Say hello to this dapper fellow! Humphrey is a 9 year old male Lhasa Apso who has just become available for adoption! First brought to us as a stray, Humphrey was extremely matted and had eye and skin conditions that he’s currently being treated for. Earlier this week, our vet team also performed a cystotomy …

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Sweet Vera’s Story

After 120 total days at Great Plains SPCA, Vera has found her forever family! Every day we care for dogs and cats, like Vera, looking for a very special home. As a No Kill Shelter, we take care of cats like Vera, no matter the cost! Because for cats like Vera, the true gift of love …

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Chloe: This is the Face of Parvo

Parvo is highly contagious disease, spread from dog to dog, specifically affecting unvaccinated populations of dogs young and old. Vaccines can prevent this infection, but mortality can reach 91% in untreated cases. Meet Chloe, Chloe is A 3 year old Chihuahua brought to Great Plains SPCA this month needing life-saving care for the treatment Parvo. …

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Princess Buttercup’s Story

Each animal that enters the Great Plains Family has a different story to tell and obstacles to overcome. Princes Buttercup is no stranger to obstacles and is another lucky animal to have received life-saving care from Great Plains SPCA because of supporters like you! Princess Buttercup was found as a stray and brought into our …

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Franklyn

Hi, I’m Franklyn! Franklyn is a very sweet, older guy looking for a calm, loving and understanding family. He has dermatitis/skin allergies that require lifetime medication and eats special food for his stage two chronic renal failure (kidney disease). He’s a little hard of hearing, but adores his people and is dog and cat friendly. …

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August Hero Herald

Dear Great Plains friends and family, Most people have a story about “that one.” Someone asks, or a memory pops up, and you instantly launch into story after story recalling the touching, lasting memories of how a special cat or dog has touched our life. Animals change our lives for the better. Research shows that …

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July Hero Herald

Dear Great Plains friends and family, “The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps – we must step up the stairs.”  –  Vance Havner   Wow! We are finally all here, together, in Merriam: what a journey it has been these last six months! Thank you …

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Transport For A Better Life

Animal rescue work is extremely rewarding but it can be equally demanding. Since Great Plains SPCA takes in lost, homeless and sometimes, abused, animals from nine area cities, we often don’t know what is coming inside our doors on any given day. You may have seen our posts asking for a foster for Max, an …

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Exiting Independence

REMINDER: This is the FINAL WEEK for our Clear The Shelter $25 Adoption Special and the last week for adoptions at our Independence Campus! We are open from noon to 7 p.m. today through Friday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at both locations, Merriam and Independence. On Sunday, only our Merriam campus is …

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