As Punxsutawney Phil comes out of his hole Saturday after a long winter sleep, groundhogs everywhere are reemerging in gardens and yards throughout the country.
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Saturday, July 21, 2012
Three major St. Louis area animal shelters combine forces to help lost pets find their way home.
What happens when your pet goes missing? First, don’t panic. Why? Because 90 percent of stray pets in the St. Louis area end up at one of three agencies: the Humane Society of Missouri, the Animal Protective Association of Missouri (APA) or St. Louis County Animal Control. The Humane Society has three locations: Chesterfield, Maryland Heights, and St. Louis City. The good news is that these three animal protection agencies want to reunite you with your pet. They have teamed up to form STL Lost Pets, a website dedicated to helping animals find their way back home. “Strays are held for five days,” said Debbie Hill, the Vice President of Operations at the Humane Society of Missouri. Dogs who have tags or have been microchipped are given ten …
Friday, July 20, 2012
When tales of animal abuse hit the news, do people line up at their local shelter?
No one likes to hear about abused animals in the news, like the recent story of a dog in Texas who was found with her muzzle taped shut, tongue hanging out and bloated. The local sheriff’s department said that Hope’s medical bills have been paid for by donations and that a $35,000 reward has been raised to convict Hope’s tormentors. Donations have poured in from around the nation. But did Hope’s tragedy lead to other abandoned animals finding their “forever” home? Can an injured mutt in Texas help a beagle in Chesterfield find a new family? Patch called up the Humane Society of Missouri and chatted with Debbie Hill, the Vice President of Operations. She said the answer is not so simple. “We’ve seen cases of abuse or neglect. They will …
Sunday, February 19, 2012
There are plenty of cats longing for adoption, in the Valley.
Missouri Humane Society branch in Chesterfield Valley has sweet cats for adoption. Check them out, make a donation.
Saturday, May 7, 2011
This playful 1-year-old needs and active home.
Daisy is a 1-year-old Pit Bull Terrier mix. She came to the Humane Society of Missouri as a stray in January. She is a very happy girl who is always ready to play. She likes to run, play catch, and just romp around. She is still young, so she has a lot of energy to burn. Therefore, she would love to go home to an active household who will give her lots of playtime and exercise. Daisy is very affectionate, and loves to give kisses and be around people. This weekend only, adopt Daisy for $49.95! Her adopter will also receive a free 35-pound bag of Purina ONE dog food! To adopt: apply in person at the Humane Society of Missouri's Chesterfield Valley Center at Boone's Crossing. Visit all adoptable pets online at www.hsmo.org.
Sunday, May 1, 2011
Poncho likes warm laps and sunny days.
Poncho is a 5-year-old Pomeranian with a cream-colored coat. He’s a very gentle and loving boy who is looking for a forever home with a quiet family. Poncho would like nothing more than a warm lap to sleep in and someone to take him for a walk in the park on sunny days. He will be a loyal and loving companion for the right person or family, so please come meet him today! To adopt, apply in person at the Humane Society of Missouri's Chesterfield Valley Center at Boone's Crossing. Visit all adoptable pets online at www.hsmo.org.
Saturday, April 16, 2011
The Border Collie and Beagle mix is very friendly.
Tyler is a 3-year-old Border Collie and Beagle mix who came to the Humane Society of Missouri in April. He’s a happy boy with lots of energy and would appreciate a home where he’ll get plenty of exercise. Tyler enjoys playing with rope toys and going for long walks on a leash. He has a friendly personality and would be a great addition to an active family. Adopt Tyler in April and receive $25 off his adoption fee and a free 35-pound bag of Purina ONE dog food. To adopt, apply in person at the Humane Society of Missouri's Chesterfield Valley Center at Boone's Crossing. Visit all adoptable pets online at www.hsmo.org.
Saturday, April 2, 2011
The 9-year-old Beagle mix has lived with children, another dog and a cat.
Daisy is a 9-year-old tricolor Beagle mix. She was turned in by her owner because the family is being deployed overseas by the military. Daisy would make a great addition to any family. She has lived with children, another dog and a cat. She is a very friendly girl who is always happy to see you. She walks well on a leash. Her previous owner said she knows how to sit, stay, come, lie down and roll over. Daisy will make a very lucky person a loving and loyal companion. To adopt, apply in person at the Humane Society of Missouri's Chesterfield Valley Center at Boone's Crossing. Visit all adoptable pets online at www.hsmo.org.
Saturday, March 26, 2011
The 2-year-old Pomeranian and Daschund mix was rescued from a puppy mill.
Shy Guy is a 2-year-old Pomeranian and Daschund mix who was rescued from a puppy mill. His shyness earned him his name. He’s a very sweet boy with an adorable face, and he’ll need a patient, loving home to help him settle in to the good life. He’s learning to be housebroken and with a little training, he’ll make you very happy. Shy Guy would be a great dog for someone who has lots of time to spend with him, at least until he comes out of his shell. Don’t miss out on this sweet little guy! To adopt Shy Guy, apply in person at the Humane Society of Missouri's Chesterfield Valley Center at Boone's Crossing. Visit all adoptable pets online at www.hsmo.org.
Saturday, March 19, 2011
The 2-year-old tabby is front declawed.
Lizzie is a 2-year-old brown tabby with a long, pretty coat. She is a sweet girl who loves to take naps and get her beautiful coat brushed. She is front declawed, so she would be the perfect pet for someone who wants a cat who won’t scratch the furniture. Through Sunday, you can adopt Lizzie for $39.95 as part of the Humane Society of Missouri’s (HSMO) St. CATrick’s Day special. To adopt, apply in person at the HSMO's Chesterfield Valley Center at Boone's Crossing. Visit all adoptable pets online at www.hsmo.org.