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Rescue Stories

Fiona

Fiona came to us very emaciated after being dumped by Fellows Lake. Despite her starvation, Fiona was a very sweet dog, with a pleasant temperament toward people. Fiona was in no shape to be adopted out, but thanks to the many generous donors who contributed supplies and medical care, she regained her proper weight and we could begin the process of finding her a forever home. Months later she found the perfect home. Finally, she is a happy dog and has a human who loves her.

Harlow

Sweet Harlow was found after being shot point blank in the head. She was rushed to the vet where she had to have surgery to remove her eye and bone fragments from her jaw. She bounced back in no time and found her forever home!

Hervil

Hervil was found in the woods by hikers. He had been shot in the head, so they immediately contacted Rescue One for help. The bullet was lodged in his nasal cavity and had to be surgically removed. After a couple of months of healing, he found a wonderful forever home!

Ingrid

When Ingrid was rescued, she was in terrible shape. She had an injury to her mouth that was very infected, as well as infected ears and skin. She was also over 20 lbs underweight. She appeared to have given up hope. Over the next several months and with aggressive treatment, she began to blossom! While her muzzle is permanently disfigured, she found her forever home and is very loved!

Jetta

Jetta came to Rescue One with 7 other dogs. She was only a couple of months old, and had a terrible injury to her nose and severe mange. She had to have surgery to be able to breathe out of her nose, and it healed wonderfully! Her skin healed as well, and shortly after that she found her forever home!

Lindy

Lindy was spotted by someone driving down the road; they could see her ribs from their car. She had a massive tumor on her back left leg that totally encased her foot. Dr. Katie Loula of Christian County vet clinic removed the 2½ lb. tumor, plus a couple of toes. In no time at all, Lindy was walking around without any issues. The hair has all grown back and you can’t even tell that she’s missing a few toes. She put on 15 pounds on in one month, making those ribs disappear. She was adopted by a family with children and now is living the dream in a suburb of Denver with a family that loves her very much!

Morgan

One of our volunteers shared Morgan’s story. She had been in a shelter in rural Arkansas for over 4 years. After seeing her face, we could not turn away from helping her. Our volunteers drove the 3 hours to get her, and after being in our care for 3 months, she found her forever home!

Topher

Topher was found after being dumped in the trash. His stomach was very enlarged, and several liters of fluid had to be drained from his stomach. He was sent to the MU Vet Hospital where he was diagnosed with Cor Triatriatum Dexter, which is a very rare birth defect. He had corrective surgery and is looking forward to living long and happy life!

Zander

Zander was rescued in Stone County. It would have been impossible to count all of the punctures on his poor body. Some of his teeth had been pulled, which is not uncommon in bait dogs. He also had a fractured scapula and broken ribs. He was hospitalized for over a week and was unable to get up for 5 days. After several months of rest and love, he recovered! He is a wonderful, loving dog.



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17 hours ago
Rescue One

Happening now -

Our team is out rescuing 4 dogs that were left behind several weeks ago when their owners moved. Stay tuned!
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Tails wagging happy to see someone

Omg - how can someone leave behind these sweet babies? What deplorable humans. Thank you for rescuing them! ❤️

Thank you for all y’all do ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Precious babies!

I thought this was possibly about the dogs in Joplin. There's a post floating around about 5 abandoned dogs in Joplin. 4 in a kennel and one on a chain.

They are 4 so cute and seem so sweet. 😥

Thank ya'll!

They are so happy to see people....bet these poor babies are soo hungry.....not to mention living in deplorable conditions!! ..So sad they would leave their family behind...why do people own pets???☹️

I was hoping this was the ones in Webb City

Thank you! ❤️

Thank you

Thank you, thank you for caring!!! 🙏🏻🐶❤️

Dogs left behind, fenced in. 😡😡😡😡. Can the owners be found and charged with animal cruelty? Left to starve or die of thirst slowly. How do people live with this on their conscious?

Noticing the toys amongst the junk, I can’t help also hurting for the children who were likely attached to these pets and forced to leave without them. Heartbreaking.

Thankfully the neighbor has been caring for them.

People who abandon their pets like this, need to be prosecuted. Grrr. Thanks for rescuing them.

Those sweet wagging tails. Poor babies!

What is wrong with people?

The last one is proving more difficult.

Bless You Rescue One!

Thank you!

Dylan Whorton the all black one looks like such a sweetheart.

Awe, they are so sweet! Thank you for rescuing them! ❤

Poor sweet babies they were so happy to see someone

Thank you for rescuing these sweet pups, bless their hearts !

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18 hours ago
Rescue One

"I know of no greater genius than the genius of hard work." My name is Turner and I am hard at work learning all of the things that will make me your new best friend. I am a 2 year old, 55 pound Mountain Cur mix. I am already house trained and kennel trained, and am even a graduate of the Pups 4 Parole training program, so I know lots of basic obedience commands. I am good with other dogs with proper introductions and would do well with dog savvy cats who won't be scared by my energy and playfulness. Human kids make me nervous, so I would not like to share my home with any of those please. I am looking for a lowkey home with a dog savvy owner who is able to keep up with my training and help build my confidence with new people. I love to run and stretch my long legs, so I need a 6ft privacy fenced yard in which to get some exercise, and an active owner who likes to go for runs, walks, or hikes. I will keep up my hard work of preparing to be your new best friend if you promise to fill out that application so we can get started on our adventures together.

My adoption fee is $150 and includes my spay/neuter, vaccinations, wellness exam, heartworm test, and microchip! If you're interested in meeting/adopting me, please visit www.rescueonespringfield.com/our-adoption-process/adoption-application/ and fill out the form! We do adopt out of state with vet references and video home check.
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I know of no greater genius than the genius of hard work. My name is Turner and I am hard at work learning all of the things that will make me your new best friend. I am a 2 year old, 55 pound Mountain Cur mix. I am already house trained and kennel trained, and am even a graduate of the Pups 4 Parole training program, so I know lots of basic obedience commands. I am good with other dogs with proper introductions and would do well with dog savvy cats who wont be scared by my energy and playfulness. Human kids make me nervous, so I would not like to share my home with any of those please. I am looking for a lowkey home with a dog savvy owner who is able to keep up with my training and help build my confidence with new people. I love to run and stretch my long legs, so I need a 6ft privacy fenced yard in which to get some exercise, and an active owner who likes to go for runs, walks, or hikes. I will keep up my hard work of preparing to be your new best friend if you promise to fill out that application so we can get started on our adventures together. 

My adoption fee is $150 and includes my spay/neuter, vaccinations, wellness exam, heartworm test, and microchip! If youre interested in meeting/adopting me, please visit www.rescueonespringfield.com/our-adoption-process/adoption-application/ and fill out the form! We do adopt out of state with vet references and video home check.
21 hours ago
Rescue One

LAST CHANCE!

We still have Tee Box / Green Sponsors available for our upcoming golf tournament! Secure your sign now at rescueonespringfield.com/events/canine-classic/

*A few other sponsorships are still available at the link above. If you have any questions, please email Emily.rescueone@gmail.com.
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LAST CHANCE!

We still have Tee Box / Green Sponsors available for our upcoming golf tournament!  Secure your sign now at https://rescueonespringfield.com/events/canine-classic/

*A few other sponsorships are still available at the link above.  If you have any questions, please email Emily.rescueone@gmail.com.
1 day ago
Rescue One

Remember Storm? Found cold and wet in a storm drain? Today he gets a sibling! ... See MoreSee Less

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Her little hiss 😅 too cute!

They are both adorable

when is he up for adoption?!?!?!

Oh Fern! Hahaha

I love this WTH 🤩

Females are just sassy pants by nature 😂 they’re both so beautiful!!

LoL! Storm all I love you, but Fern uh uh ain't happening!

Awwwww

Fern! Why so mad?? 🤣

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1 day ago
Rescue One

Every day deserves a kiss and if you adopt me, you will never go without one again! My name is Hershey's Kiss! I am an adorable, 6 month old, 30lb., Heeler mix gal! I still have a little bit of growing to do. I love to play with toys and have a lot of energy! I would prefer a fenced in yard at my home, but with an active person who would exercise me a lot, I could be fine in an apartment! I would really love a dog park, if I lived in an apartment. That is as soon as I get crate training mastered! I am almost there but I will whine when you leave. I settle down shortly after though! I am house trained! I am good with other dogs and also love to play fetch! I am definetly trying to make fetch happen! Im not too sure if I could resist chasing cats, it would probably be best if I didnt have any in my home. Older kids only for me, I'm a heeler and I love to herd small beings around! Every day deserves a kiss... fill out my application and I will make sure you never go without one!

My adoption fee is $150 and includes my spay/neuter, vaccinations, wellness exam, heartworm test, and microchip! If you're interested in meeting/adopting me, please visit www.rescueonespringfield.com/our-adoption-process/adoption-application/ and fill out the form! We do adopt out of state with vet references and video home check.
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Every day deserves a kiss and if you adopt me, you will never go without one again! My name is Hersheys Kiss! I am an adorable, 6 month old, 30lb., Heeler mix gal! I still have a little bit of growing to do. I love to play with toys and have a lot of energy! I would prefer a fenced in yard at my home, but with an active person who would exercise me a lot, I could be fine in an apartment! I would really love a dog park, if I lived in an apartment. That is as soon as I get crate training mastered! I am almost there but I will whine when you leave. I settle down shortly after though! I am house trained! I am good with other dogs and also love to play fetch! I am definetly trying to make fetch happen! Im not too sure if I could resist chasing cats, it would probably be best if I didnt have any in my home. Older kids only for me, Im a heeler and I love to herd small beings around! Every day deserves a kiss... fill out my application and I will make sure you never go without one!

My adoption fee is $150 and includes my spay/neuter, vaccinations, wellness exam, heartworm test, and microchip! If youre interested in meeting/adopting me, please visit www.rescueonespringfield.com/our-adoption-process/adoption-application/ and fill out the form! We do adopt out of state with vet references and video home check.

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I have a heeler/pitty mix. Best watch dog and companion.

What a beautiful 😍 girl. Hope you find a wonderful furever home

💜💜💜

😍😍😍 shared

She is a cutie!

Chloe Ragain

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2 days ago
Rescue One

Juno I am looking for a best friend? My name is Alaska! I am a beautiful, 3 year old, 50lb., Husky mix girl. I am a friend of everyone I meet! I am good with cats, kids, and other dogs! I have mastered house and crate training too! I know, I know, I sound like the perfect fit but I have a few more things I want you to know! I will need a privacy fenced in yard and I love to play! No apartments for me! Now for the more serious part, I am undergoing treatment for those nasty heartworm things! I can still move in but will need to be kept cool, calm and collected! If I have won over your heart, get ready for me to take over your couch! Fill out an app today.

My adoption fee is $150 and includes my spay/neuter, vaccinations, wellness exam, heartworm test, and microchip! If you're interested in meeting/adopting me, please visit www.rescueonespringfield.com/our-adoption-process/adoption-application/ and fill out the form! We do adopt out of state with vet references and video home check.
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Juno I am looking for a best friend? My name is Alaska! I am a beautiful, 3 year old, 50lb., Husky mix girl. I am a friend of everyone I meet! I am good with cats, kids, and other dogs! I have mastered house and crate training too! I know, I know, I sound like the perfect fit but I have a few more things I want you to know! I will need a privacy fenced in yard and I love to play! No apartments for me! Now for the more serious part, I am undergoing treatment for those nasty heartworm things! I can still move in but will need to be kept cool, calm and collected! If I have won over your heart, get ready for me to take over your couch! Fill out an app today.

My adoption fee is $150 and includes my spay/neuter, vaccinations, wellness exam, heartworm test, and microchip! If youre interested in meeting/adopting me, please visit www.rescueonespringfield.com/our-adoption-process/adoption-application/ and fill out the form! We do adopt out of state with vet references and video home check.

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Joshua Brownfield

Christy Huntley

The best girl ❤️

💜💜💜

Can someone from rescue one please contact me. I have a momma dog that was dumped right in front on my eyes

Beautiful.

Beautiful! 🙏

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