Humane Society of Missouri COVID-19 Updates

March 12, 2020

This information was last updated June 15, 2021.

The health and safety of our pets, staff, volunteers, and customers always our top priority. We are thrilled to be open to the public once again, and ask that you please review our new guidelines for your visit. 

Please see below for the latest updates from HSMO, Longmeadow Rescue Ranch and the Animal Medical Center of Mid-America.

Adoption Centers
Our shelters are open during our normal business hours, but visitors are required to have a reservation to visit. Beginning June 21st, you will no longer need a reservation to visit us. Masks are required within our facilities.

Animal Intake
Due to the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, we must ensure that we are adhering to the social distancing guidelines and that we have the opportunity to know as much as possible about each animal coming to our facility while serving the people and animals in our community in this difficult time. Intake of stray and surrendered animals will take place by appointment only.

Please call in advance:

  • For Macklind Ave. Headquarters, call 314.951.1562
  • For Best Buddy Pet Center in Maryland Heights, call 314.951.1588

Veterinary Medical Center
Animal Medical Center of Mid-America veterinary clinic locations will continue to operate as they have throughout the pandemic to provide the highest-level medical care to pets. We are asking that only one human accompany their pet during their visit. Please go to for additional information or call 314.951.1534 to make an appointment.

Longmeadow Rescue Ranch
Longmeadow is open during its regular hours, Friday and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., but you need a reservation to visit us. Please go to to find out more and reserve your time.

Share This