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Great Plains SPCA helps a found momma and her pups

A concerned citizen contacted Great Plains SPCA after finding momma dog, Flower, and her four newborn puppies under a tree is Kansas City, Missouri. We immediately committed to caring for this sweet family in need. Flower is a three-year-old Yorkshire Terrier mix. Upon arrival, her fur was extremely matted and covered in burrs, and while …

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In The News

In The News Great Plains SPCA and the Holidays Go Hand-In-Hand, er, Paw-In-Hand! by Michael Mackie, INKansasCity Great Plains SPCA is headed into the new year with an inspired mission and a renewed sense of spirit. Through the holiday season, the organization will be running a match campaign up to $150,000 thanks to one generous …

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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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June Hero Herald

Dear Great Plains friends and family, A couple of weeks ago, I shared the current state of Great Plains with you and asked for your assistance in getting our community shelter back on track. Thank you to everyone who reached out with support, ideas for improvement and expectations for the future. As we swing into …

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Our Mission

Dear Great Plains friends and family, My name is Tam Singer and I feel so lucky to have the opportunity to serve the animals in our community as Great Plains SPCA’s CEO. After a decade in the corporate world and seven years leading a nonprofit animal welfare organization focused on community outreach, spay and neuter, …

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