Winfield, MO: Disaster Response Team Rescuing Animals


Humane Society of Missouri deploys Disaster Response Team to rescue animals affected by Mississippi flooding in Winfield, Mo.

Team also partners with St. Charles County to provide temporary shelter to pets displaced by flooding

The Humane Society of Missouri Disaster Response Team has deployed a four-person team to perform water and land-based animal rescue operations in the Winfield, MO area affected by recent river flooding. HSMO has received reports of multiple pets stranded on roof tops and porches of flooded buildings in the area.

The team is equipped with a climate-controlled animal rescue trailer, two boats and three trucks. With training in swift water and land rescue operations, the team is prepared for any rescue situation they may encounter. Rescued pets will be transported to HSMO Headquarters in St. Louis City for temporary sheltering.

Donations to support the flood rescue and sheltering efforts may be made by phone by calling 314.951.1542 or make a gift online now »

Temporary Pet Sheltering for St. Charles Co. Pets

In addition, HSMO is partnering with the St. Charles County Division of Humane Services to house pets of persons displaced by flooding in St. Charles County as the county’s shelter is at capacity. Persons in St. Charles County needing temporary housing for personal pets should contact:
St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center
636-949-7387
4850 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St. Peters, Mo.