Celebrating the Holidays with Pets: Fun and Safe Ways to Include Them

November 22, 2023
The holiday season is a wonderful time to create lasting memories, and involving our furry companions can make it even more special. Whether you share your home with a playful...

RESCUE UPDATE | HSMO Granted Custody of Shiba Inus

November 9, 2023
On Nov. 9, the Humane Society of Missouri was granted legal custody of the Shiba Inus from the Oct. 18 rescue in Douglas County. Last month, our Animal Cruelty Task...

Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Pets

November 1, 2023
Thanksgiving is a time for families and friends to gather around delicious food and express gratitude for the blessings in life. Pet owners may want to include their furry friends...

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Jim Kirn

October 27, 2023
The Morning Dynamo At the crack of dawn, while the world is still wrapped in slumber, Jim Kirn is already lacing up his sneakers and heading to the shelter. It’s...
Douglas County Shiba Inu rescue October 2023

43 Starving Shiba Inus Rescued from Douglas County

October 19, 2023
Acting on a request from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, the Humane Society of Missouri’s (HSMO) Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) – one of the nation’s largest animal-rescue and disaster-response...
Harrison County Rescue Skinny Yellow Lab

RESCUE UPDATE | 106 Puppies & Dogs Receiving Treatment

October 12, 2023
Last week, our Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) rescued 106 puppies and dogs from inhumane conditions and substandard breeders. Since then, we’ve taken in 85 additional animals as strays, rescues...
puppy from National Mill & Harrison County rescue October 2023

HSMO Rescues 106 Dogs in Multiple Rescue Operations this Week

October 5, 2023
   It’s been a sleepless week for our rescue teams, vets and staff. Over the past several days, our Animal Cruelty Task Force has rescued 106 dogs and puppies...

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...