84 dogs, 17 cats rescued from dangerous hoarding situation in Bates County

December 21, 2017
UPDATE: January 11, 2018 Late yesterday afternoon, the Humane Society of Missouri received permanent custody of 63 of the 101 animals removed from a property in Bates Count, Mo. on...
Dr Julie Brinker examines Yorkie Rescued by HSMO from Bates County

Pet overpopulation still a significant problem in Missouri

November 13, 2017
The Humane Society of Missouri takes issue with the commentary "Missouri Legislature must reform animal welfare laws" (St. Louis Post Dispatch, Nov. 8, 2017). As the largest provider of spay/neuter...
The dogs of Barktoberfest

Happy HOWLoween! Keep Your Pets Safe!

October 31, 2017
Haunted houses, costumes and candy are some of the best parts of Halloween, but not everyone will be excited for these festivities. Halloween can be stressful for pets, so it’s...
Yorkie Rescued by HSMO from Bates County

Overwhelmed Former Breeder: 27 Neglected Yorkies Rescued

October 17, 2017
Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force rescues 27 Yorkies from overwhelmed, suspected former breeder in Bates County, Mo. Help the Animals. Donate Now. Today the Humane Society of...
Dog rescued from Newton County Puppy Mill by HSMO Animal Cruelty Task Force

Puppy Mill Dogs in Jeopardy AGAIN!

October 3, 2017
Another threat to dogs in puppy mills has emerged. Regardless of how bad a breeding facility is or how many violations a breeder has accumulated, the United States Department of...

Disaster Response Team: Hurricane Irma

September 15, 2017
September 20, 2017 Our Disaster Response Team continues their awesome work in Georgia and Florida! Today, they transported 66 dogs from three Tampa area shelters - Pinellas County Animal Services,...

Hurricane Harvey and Gulf Coast Disaster Response

August 31, 2017
UPDATE - September 9, 2017 Over the last several days, our team has been working in several different capacities. Animals have been moved out of the temporary shelter at Beaumont,...

RESCUED: 26 Dogs from Heartbreaking Hoarding Situation in Newton County

August 8, 2017
Humane Society of Missouri's Animal Cruelty Task Force Works with Newton County Sheriff's Office to Rescue 26 Small-Breed Dogs from Hoarding Situation near Seneca Deplorable conditions, dogs and puppies in...
Humane Society of Mo Greene Co Puppy Mill

NEW THREAT: Dogs in Puppy Mills in Jeopardy

July 21, 2017
A Special Message from Humane Society of Missouri President Kathy Warnick Animal Welfare Regulations at Risk in Governor-ordered Review NEW THREAT: Puppy Millers urging agriculture department to eliminate unannounced inspections...

July 4th – Tips for Pet Owners

June 30, 2017
Life, Liberty and the Pawsuit of Pet Safety! Tips to protect pets this Fourth of July Fourth of July and the holiday weekend are right around the corner, bringing backyard...