Animal Control

Shelter Hours

The Mexico Animal Shelter is under the direction of the Community Development Director and is located at 101 S. Morris and is open to the public Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and closed on Sundays.

The Mexico Animal Shelter employs two full-time Animal Control Officers and one Animal Attendant. The animal control officer's duties include investigation of complaints of animals running loose, dog bite incidents, and day to day duties at the Animal Shelter. 

Public Events

The Audrain Humane Society contributes their time and efforts to support and assist with operational procedures for the shelter.

The Audrain Humane Society also volunteers to assist at public events that are held such as Adopt-A-Pet Month and Be Kind To Animals Week. 

These programs are open to the public with the Be Kind To Animals Week providing school age children an opportunity to tour the animal shelter facility and educate them on the importance of animal care. 

When to Call Us

Call the Mexico Animal Shelter to:

  • Report an animal running at large or other animal control related problem
  • Inquire if an animal has been impounded
  • Report an animal bite incident
  • Obtain information regarding pet adoption availability of an animal

To obtain additional information, please contact the Mexico Animal Shelter at 573.581.0779 or 573.567.5633. 

Contact Us

  1. Christi Jennings

    Animal Control Officer


    101 S. Morris

    Mexico, MO 65265

    Ph: 573-581-0779

    Alt Ph:  573-567-5633

    Fx: 573-581-2305

    Hours of Operation

    Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Closed Sundays.