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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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8 hours ago
Rescue One

Newbie Alert - Meet Celie!

Celie is a 2-year-old, 32 lb, recent parvo survivor that desperately needs a foster or forever home. Celie is good with other dogs, crate trained, and an all-around typical heeler. She did get the boot from her farm job for being a bit too fond of the chickens – a real feathered fiasco. 🐓

Now seeking a 'no bird' zone, Celie promises to bring loads of sweetness and laughter to her new family. 🏡❤️ Fill out a foster or adoption application now at rescueonespringfield.com.
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Newbie Alert - Meet Celie! 

Celie is a 2-year-old, 32 lb,  recent parvo survivor that desperately needs a foster or forever home. Celie is good with other dogs, crate trained, and an all-around typical heeler. She did get the boot from her farm job for being a bit too fond of the chickens – a real feathered fiasco. 🐓

Now seeking a no bird zone, Celie promises to bring loads of sweetness and laughter to her new family. 🏡❤️  Fill out a foster or adoption application now at rescueonespringfield.com.

14 CommentsComment on Facebook

😍😍😍😍😍

Looks very happy

Beautiful!

Cody Clevenger

She is so adorable. Please help her find a forever home. Shared 💜

Omg 😢 she looks just like my Bella! She is sooooo cute

— Celie, you are a handsome dog. I hope you find your happy, loving, forever home soon. ❤️❤️❤️

Hi cutie! ❤️

Heelers are such excellent dogs!❤

Brandon 🥺

Patrick 😍

❤️❤️❤️

Dawn McCord Rodriguez

Catherine Simek thought this was peta for a second

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1 day ago
Rescue One

It's your boy Biggie, a 4 month mix of brindle charm and pure love. I am already 41 pounds and growing, certainly destined to be a big boy. I'm working on perfecting the art of house, crate, and leash training. I'm a chill dude who gets along with everyone—dogs, cats, and even the little humans. Though I may accidentally knock the tiny tots over in my excitement, it's all love, no harm intended. But hey, I'm a work in progress, and with a bit of training, love, and an active family, I'll be your loyal sidekick in no time. My ideal home would have a fenced yard and a loving family ready to put lots of time and energy into making me an awesome companion. Thanks to a parvo hold, I haven't had the chance to socialize as much as I'd like, but we're working on it. Give me a chance, and you'll see I'm not just a dog; I'm a gentle giant ready to drop some serious love bombs on your heart!

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.
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Its your boy Biggie, a 4 month mix of brindle charm and pure love. I am already 41 pounds and growing, certainly destined to be a big boy. Im working on perfecting the art of house, crate, and leash training.  Im a chill dude who gets along with everyone—dogs, cats, and even the little humans. Though I may accidentally knock the tiny tots over in my excitement, its all love, no harm intended. But hey, Im a work in progress, and with a bit of training, love, and an active family, Ill be your loyal sidekick in no time. My ideal home would have a fenced yard and a loving family ready to put lots of time and energy into making me an awesome companion. Thanks to a parvo hold, I havent had the chance to socialize as much as Id like, but were working on it.  Give me a chance, and youll see Im not just a dog; Im a gentle giant ready to drop some serious love bombs on your heart!

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.

7 CommentsComment on Facebook

He is the SWEETEST boy!!! Loves snuggles ❤️ a real gentle giant

“Biggie” 😍🥰

🙏🙏❤️

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A Dog's Last Will & Testament. Before humans die, they write their last will and testament, give their home and all they have to those they leave behind. If, with my paws I could do the same, this is what I'd ask...To a poor and lonely stray I'd give my happy home; my bowl and cozy bed, soft pilow and all my toys. The lap, which I loved so much; the hand that stroked my fur, and the sweet voice that spoke my name. I'd will to the sad, scared shelter dog the place I had in my human's loving heart, of which there seemed no bounds. So, when I die, please do not say, "I will never have a pet again, for the loss and pain is more than one can stand." Instead, go find an unloved dog, one whose life has held no ioy or hope, and give my place to him. This is the only thing I can give....The love I left behind. Author Unknown

Liz Rupert Thrasher does Darcy need a brother?

Heston White all the giant babies

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1 day ago
Rescue One

🎅🐾 Be a Santa Paws and Spread Holiday Cheer! 🎄✨

This holiday season, make a difference in the lives of homeless pets by becoming a Santa Paws for Rescue One! 🐾🎁 You can bring joy to furry friends in need by donating much-needed supplies at any of our convenient Holiday Buddy drop-off locations or directly to our office at 1927 E. Bennett in Springfield, MO.

If you're an online shopper, spreading cheer is just a click away! 🛍️ Visit our Amazon or Chewy wishlists, choose your gifts, and watch the magic happen as they're shipped right to our door. Here are the links:
Amazon: www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2T57IRHY478GD?ref_=wl_share
Chewy: www.chewy.com/g/rescue-one_b71849030

Your support means the world to us, and what better gift than to provide food and comfort to a pet in need? 🐶🐱🍲 Let's make this season merry and bright for every furry friend waiting for their forever home.

Thank you for being the Santa Paws these pets deserve! 🎅❤️

Holiday Buddy Drop Off Locations:

417 Escape Artist
A Bit of Country K9 Kennel
Bark Yard
Big Blanket Co
Birds Eye Tattoo& Art Gallery
Bricktown Brewery - Springfield
Camp Bow Wow Springfield West
Caroline's Pampered Pet Motel
Chick Yakkers
CLS plasma
ColorGraphic Printing, Inc
Cox South Surgery
Culture Flock
Dan Coulter Law
Decorating Den Interiors
Glass Tint USA - Springfield's Window Tint and PPF Specialists
Gold Mechanical Inc
Great Southern Bank
KCI Construction
Killian Construction
Logan-Rogersville Tech Department
Lowe's Republic
Mercy Sleep Lab
Missouri State University - Legal Affairs & Compliance
Missouri State University Department of Theatre and Dance
Modern Motorcars
Murney Associates - Tye Irvin
NFORM Architecture
OMB Bank Mortgage Dept
Ozark Chevrolet
Pure Hot Yoga
Red lobster
Safe N Sound Playground 123
Sol De Mexico
Springhouse Village
State of MO DOL
Sturdy Real Estate
The Urban Cup
The Vintage Peddler

Thank you for your support!!!!
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🎅🐾 Be a Santa Paws and Spread Holiday Cheer! 🎄✨

This holiday season, make a difference in the lives of homeless pets by becoming a Santa Paws for Rescue One! 🐾🎁 You can bring joy to furry friends in need by donating much-needed supplies at any of our convenient Holiday Buddy drop-off locations or directly to our office at 1927 E. Bennett in Springfield, MO.

If youre an online shopper, spreading cheer is just a click away! 🛍️ Visit our Amazon or Chewy wishlists, choose your gifts, and watch the magic happen as theyre shipped right to our door. Here are the links: 
Amazon:  https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2T57IRHY478GD?ref_=wl_share
Chewy: https://www.chewy.com/g/rescue-one_b71849030

Your support means the world to us, and what better gift than to provide food and comfort to a pet in need? 🐶🐱🍲 Lets make this season merry and bright for every furry friend waiting for their forever home.

Thank you for being the Santa Paws these pets deserve! 🎅❤️ 

Holiday Buddy Drop Off Locations: 

417 Escape Artist
A Bit of Country K9 Kennel
Bark Yard
Big Blanket Co
Birds Eye Tattoo& Art Gallery
Bricktown Brewery - Springfield
Camp Bow Wow Springfield West
Carolines Pampered Pet Motel
Chick Yakkers
CLS plasma
ColorGraphic Printing, Inc
Cox South Surgery
Culture Flock
Dan Coulter Law
Decorating Den Interiors
Glass Tint USA - Springfields Window Tint and PPF Specialists
Gold Mechanical Inc
Great Southern Bank
KCI Construction
Killian Construction
Logan-Rogersville Tech Department
Lowes Republic
Mercy Sleep Lab
Missouri State University - Legal Affairs & Compliance
Missouri State University Department of Theatre and Dance
Modern Motorcars
Murney Associates - Tye Irvin
NFORM Architecture
OMB Bank Mortgage Dept
Ozark Chevrolet
Pure Hot Yoga
Red lobster
Safe N Sound Playground 123
Sol De Mexico
Springhouse Village
State of MO DOL
Sturdy Real Estate
The Urban Cup
The Vintage Peddler

Thank you for your support!!!!

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You can also brings supplies to BRS CPA Advisors office on South Avenue in SW Springfield. Anyone remember Shark from a litter of pups named after vacuums? That’s Jeff Shore’s dog! www.facebook.com/brscpasadvisors?mibextid=LQQJ4d

2 days ago
Rescue One

Thank you so much for your support!!!We're partnering again this year with Rescue One for their annual supply drive. Please drop off food, toys, cat litter, treats, collars and leashes, beds, trash bags, bleach, paper towels, rugs and kennels. Rescue One does so much for animals in need so let's show our support by donating today! ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you so much for your support!!!

2 CommentsComment on Facebook

Hurray! Thankyou for supporting Rescue 1 !

I need help!!!! Can't send messages to you guys

2 days ago
Rescue One

🏡✨ Home for the Howlidays! 🐾❤️

This Howliday season, let's transform wishes into wagging tails! 🎄🐶🐱 We've got furry friends eagerly waiting for their forever homes, and we need YOUR help to make their dreams come true.

From now until December 10th, adoption fees are $25 for all pets over 4 months of age to approved homes!

Remember pets are not gifts or disposable! Adoption is a promise of love and companionship. 🐾💖

Find your new family member now at rescueonespringfield.com/our-adoption-process/adoption-application/

#homeforhowlidays #adoptdontshop #fureverlove
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🏡✨ Home for the Howlidays! 🐾❤️

This Howliday season, lets transform wishes into wagging tails! 🎄🐶🐱 Weve got furry friends eagerly waiting for their forever homes, and we need YOUR help to make their dreams come true.

From now until December 10th, adoption fees are $25 for all pets over 4 months of age to approved homes! 

Remember pets are not gifts or disposable! Adoption is a promise of love and companionship. 🐾💖 

Find your new family member now at https://rescueonespringfield.com/our-adoption-process/adoption-application/

#HomeForHowlidays #AdoptDontShop #FureverLove

8 CommentsComment on Facebook

Shared ❤️

Rennie Ellen Auiler

Remember that animals are not just Christmas gifts, they are lifelong commitments!

Shared.

Emily Lee

JR Garland

Jenn Taylor

Gabby Edwards

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3 days ago
Rescue One

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Kitten problems! 😸

6 CommentsComment on Facebook

Jennifer Diaz 😂 lol

😹😹😹

Hilarious hahaha 😂😂😂

To funny

Mom's boy, nothing to be ashamed of. They are orphans. H ha ha

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