The Animal Control Division of the Joplin Health Department is committed to maintaining the safety of residents and a quality standard of care for the pets of our city. The Animal Control Division is responsible for enforcing the animal control ordinances of the city and providing education to the public regarding animal control and protection issues.
- Animal intake and tracking fee - $8.95 per animal
- Animal sheltering fee - $8.40 per day
- Quarantine fee - $16.14 per day
- First redemption of animal from Joplin Humane Society within 12 months - $15.00
- Subsequent redemption of same animal within the preceding 12 months - additional $15.00 each time