Claim Your Dog

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To claim or pick up your dog you will need to call Nixa Animal Control at 417-582-1030. Nixa Animal Control is not a licensed Adoption Agency, so please, only contact our office for release if you are the owner of the animal. 

Hours of Release: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday excluding holidays. If you have any question about releases you may contact Community Services Supervisor BJ Sartin by email at or by phone 417-725-2510.

Department of Agriculture Animal Care Facility Act

This Act requires state-licensed dog pounds to hold a dog not less than (5) days including (1) one full Saturday.  At any time the hold is complete, the dog can be rescued from a state-licensed Rescue or euthanized. This hold is for release to Rescue facilities only. If you are the owner of the animal, you may still claim it during the above mentioned hours of operation 7 days a week. 

Nixa Animal Control is not licensed to release dogs by adoption. If you are interested in adopting a dog, please email Sherry Lee at For the Love of K-9's Animal Rescue or

Claim Your Dog Photo Album

Updated on 07/02/2020 12:59 PM

These are the dogs currently in the Nixa Pound.