Adoption story: Cleo

September 29, 2023
In December 2022, HSMO received 29 dogs from a warrant case in Cass County. Many of the dogs were fearful, and nearly all of them tested positive for heartworms. After...

Glow in the Park 2023 was a success!

September 22, 2023
A big thank you to everyone who joined us for our 2023 Glow in the Park dinner! Our sold-out event had perfect weather, and we also saw record-breaking fundraising numbers....

Happy International Dog Day from HSMO!

August 26, 2023
“Every dog has its day,” and that day is today! Happy International Dog Day! At the Humane Society of Missouri, we celebrated by throwing a foam party for our shelter...

A Salute to Rescue Dogs Helping in Maui

August 16, 2023
We often hear that “dogs are man’s best friend,” but for some pups, that goes above and beyond cuddling up on the couch and going for walks with their people....

Let’s Celebrate Dogust!

August 9, 2023
Did you know that August is a special month for many of our shelter pups? On Aug. 1 (and throughout the month), the Humane Society of Missouri and shelters across...

4th of July Pet Safety Tips

June 18, 2023
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...

HSMO’s Animal Cruelty Task Force Rescues 63 Dogs, Mostly Yorkies, from Franklin County Hoarder in Largest Rescue of 2023

June 8, 2023
On June 8, 2023, the Humane Society of Missouri’s Animal Cruelty Task Force recovered 63 dogs, mostly Yorkshire Terriers, Yorkie mixes, and other smaller breeds, from the home of a...

It’s a week of appreciation at HSMO!

June 8, 2023
It’s a week of appreciation at the Humane Society of Missouri! On Tuesday, June 6, we hosted our annual Spring Donor Luncheon at our Best Buddy Pet Center park in...

Vote for Cranberry in Bar K’s Rescue Madness!

March 22, 2023
It’s Rescue Madness at Bar K, and our girl Cranberry is up in the first round! Voting kicks off March 22 and ends at 6 p.m. March 25. Your votes...

HSMO’s Animal Cruelty Task Force rescues 41 dogs from Newton County

March 1, 2023
On Feb. 28, 2023, HSMO’s Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) conducted a rescue on the property of a hoarder in Newton County, recovering 41 mixed-breed dogs and puppies, several of...