Wayside Waifs

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Conveniently located in south Kansas City, our newly expanded campus sits on more than 50 beautiful acres.  Featuring a Pet Adoption center, Animal Rescue facility, Bark Park, Behavior & Training facility, Vet Clinic and Pet Memorial Services, Wayside Waifs is more than 50,000 square feet in size.   

3901 Martha Truman Road,
Kansas City, MO 64137

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Adoption Hours: 


  • MondayCLOSED
  • TuesdayCLOSED
  • WednesdayNoon-8pm
  • ThursdayNoon-8pm
  • FridayNoon-8pm
  • Saturday10am-6pm
  • Sunday1pm-6pm

Animal Surrender Hours:

By appointment only. Please call 816-986-4408 to make an appointment.

Please fill out an online request for appointment form.

Learn more about our Animal Surrender process and options.

Lost Pet Return Hours:


  • Monday & Tuesday9am-5pm
  • Wednesday - Friday9am-8pm
  • Saturday9am-6pm
  • Sunday9am-6pm

Pet Memorial Services Hours:


  • Monday - Friday8am-5pm
  • Saturday8am-12pm
  • SundayClosed

Wayside Waifs is closed the following holidays:

  • New Years Day
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Years Eve - Close at 5 p.m.