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Wayside Waifs, Inc.

Wayside Waifs, Inc.

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Environment/AnimalsBoard of DirectorsNonprofit Member

About Us

Wayside Waifs' mission is to prepare pets and people for the bond of their lives. Wayside accomplishes their mission by protecting and caring for the animals under their watch; by reaching out the community for love and support; and by teaching others about the profound joy that pets bring to our lives.

Established in 1944, Wayside is located in south Kansas City, Missouri, on a beautiful, tree-filled 50-acre campus. The no kill animal shelter typically serves 6,000 animals annually. Services include: pet adoptions, volunteering, foster care, animal rescue and response, humane education, pet memorial services, a 5-acre off leash dog park, public dog training classes, and more.

Wayside is a private, 501c3 charitable organization.

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Highlights

  • Pet Adoptions
  • Public Dog Training Classes
  • No More Bullying Violence Prevention Program
  • Pet Memorial Services
  • Bark Park - 5 acre off leash dog park

Images

Shelter dog
Photo from Fur Ball Gala: Beach Paw-ty
Shelter cat with volunteer
Wayside Waifs shelter building

Jobs

Director of Animal Welfare
Category: Animal Care
As Kansas City’s largest and most comprehensive no kill pet adoption campus, Wayside Waifs prepares pets and people for the bond of their lives. More than 25,000 pets and people are served annually through pet adoptions, youth education, canine training programs, community outreach, pet memorial services, and more. Wayside is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity with local, regional, and ...read more
Contact: Melissa Crites
Phone:(816) 761-8151
Director of Donor Relations
Category: Development & Fundraising
As Kansas City’s largest and most comprehensive no kill pet adoption campus, Wayside Waifs prepares pets and people for the bond of their lives. More than 25,000 pets and people are served annually through pet adoptions, youth education, canine training programs, community outreach, pet memorial services, and more. Wayside is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity with local, regional, and ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(816) 761-8151
Humane Educator
Category: Education
STARTING SALARY: $19.36 PER HOUR As Kansas City’s largest and most comprehensive no kill pet adoption campus, Wayside Waifs prepares pets and people for the bond of their lives. More than 25,000 pets and people are served annually through pet adoptions, youth education, canine training programs, community outreach, pet memorial services, and more. Wayside is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity ...read more
Contact: Melissa Crites
Phone:(816) 761-8151