Volunteer Spotlight: Shari Eckert

July 11, 2024
Meet Shari Eckert, a volunteer dog walker at HSMO’s Maryland Heights shelter! Shari began volunteering in February 2022 after she retired. “I wanted to do something to keep busy and...
Starving dog rescued from North St. Louis County on June 29, 2024

28 Dogs Rescued from Unimaginable Neglect and Near Death

July 1, 2024
On Saturday, June 29, our Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) conducted an emergency rescue to save 28 dogs from horrific conditions in a North St. Louis County home. A neighbor...

4th of July Pet Safety Tips

June 14, 2024
This 4th of July, families will be enjoying time outside, barbecuing, watching fireworks and sharing a cold drink with friends and loved ones. During the festivities, it’s important to keep...
Carroll County Puppies rescued June 2024

27 Puppies and Dogs Saved from Abandoned, Condemned Property in Carroll County, Missouri

June 10, 2024
On Friday, June 7, 2024, our Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) rescued 27 dogs from an abandoned house in Carroll County. Among the rescued are 12 six-week-old puppies. We received...

Volunteer Spotlight: Decorative Concrete Resurfacing

June 6, 2024
Lisa O’Hern and her husband Kevin started Decorative Concrete Resurfacing more than four decades ago. Over the years, their business has become a successful one, but their employees can only...

HSMO’s Animal Cruelty Task Force Rescues 22 Dogs in Gasconade County

May 23, 2024
The morning of May 23, the Humane Society of Missouri’s (HSMO) Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) rescued 22 dogs, including several puppies ranging from 5 days to 6 months old,...

Pets and Cicadas: What You Need To Know

May 13, 2024
As billions of cicadas begin to emerge across the U.S., Dr. Jennifer Pearl, chief medical officer at HSMO’s Animal Medical Center of Mid-America, shares tips and advice to help keep...

First 100 Adopters in May Receive WWT Raceway Collars and NASCAR Tickets

May 1, 2024
Start your engines! May is here, and HSMO has teamed up with World Wide Technology Raceway to offer adopters an awesome deal. The first 100 dog adopters in this month...

National Mill Dog Rescue Update

April 29, 2024
After a lifetime in commercial breeding facilities, 62 puppies and dogs found refuge at our St. Louis and Maryland Heights locations. Our shelter and veterinary teams have worked tirelessly to...

Celebrate Earth Day with Your Animal Friends!

April 19, 2024
Every year on April 22, Earth Day reminds us to appreciate our beautiful planet and protect it. But did you know your pets can be a part of the celebration?...