Go fetch!

A dog catching a mouthful of fresh Montana snow. There is one dog per every two Missoula residents, probably because it's such a dog friendly city.

Photo by Pam Voth - pamvoth.net

Pet Resources

Missoula is very pet-friendly and offers a wide variety of resources for dogs, cats, other domesticated pets, and their owners.

AniMeals Food Bank
1700 Rankin St.
(406) 721-4710

  • A non-profit organization that provides donated pet food to animal shelters, rescue organizations, feral cat colonies, and the home-bound disabled.
  • Pet adoption services available.

Basset Rescue of Montana
14600 Springhill Rd.
Frenchtown, MT 59834
(406) 207-0765

  • A non-profit established in 1995 and dedicated to rescuing abused, abandoned, neglected, or unwanted basset hounds.
  • Pet adoption services available.

The Humane Society of Western Montana
5930 Highway 93 S.
(406) 549-3934

  • Manages Missoula’s surrendered, abandoned, and stray animals.
  • Pet adoption services available.

Missoula Animal Control
6700 Butler Creek Rd.
(406) 541-7387

  • Promotes responsible pet ownership through education and enforcement.