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?...

HSMO Rescues 62 Dogs Through National Mill Dog Rescue

April 16, 2024
The Humane Society of Missouri is receiving 62 dogs from the National Mill Dog Rescue. Rescued breeds include pugs, standard poodles, miniature poodles, great danes, border collies, shih tzus and...

Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Sebelski

March 27, 2024
The year was 2003, and Nancy Sebelski had just walked in the door at her local rec center. She happened to glance at a bulletin board that had community announcements...

April Is Heartworm Awareness Month!

March 21, 2024
April showers bring May flowers, but warmer weather also brings an increase in mosquito activity, which means a greater risk of the spread of heartworm disease. According to the American...

Spring Forward with Our Furry Friends: Navigating Daylight Saving Time Together

March 7, 2024
March 10, 2024 marks the day we “spring forward” by setting our clocks forward one hour. Also known as daylight saving time (DST), while we might lose a precious hour...

Volunteer Spotlight: Mary & Steve Wildt

March 5, 2024
Mary Wildt started volunteering at the Humane Society of Missouri’s Maryland Heights shelter in 2003 after some encouragement from a coworker. Her husband, Steve, listened to Mary’s stories about the...

Stone County Emergency Rescue Update

February 1, 2024
On Jan. 19, our Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) conducted an emergency rescue in Stone County, Mo.  Reports of starving, unsheltered dogs and other deceased animals prompted swift action by...