Wayside Waifs, Inc. is an independent, not-for-profit humane society and animal welfare organization established in 1944.
Wayside Waifs is a 501(c)3 non profit animal shelter. Our mission is preparing pets and people for the bond of their lives.
Wayside is committed to finding homes for all adoptable pets. Wayside Waifs is the largest pet adoption center in Kansas City, providing life-saving medical care, nutritious food, behavorial care, safe shelter, nutritious food, and love to more than 6,000 animals each year. Wayside does not euthanize adoptable animals, and there are no time limits for animals in our care. The pet adoption campus is located on 55 acres is south Kansas City. You can learn more on our website at WaysideWaifs.org.