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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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43 minutes ago

Happy Tails 💜🐾🐕🐈🎉💜

10 pets found forever homes last week, including long timer French Toast! Congrats everyone and thanks for adopting! #adoptdontshop
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10 pets found forever homes last week, including long timer French Toast! Congrats everyone and thanks for adopting! #adoptdontshopImage attachmentImage attachment+6Image attachment

2 CommentsComment on Facebook

Congratulations to all 🐾🐾🐾❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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9 hours ago

Hey there! I'm Barbara Dos, a female, 1 year old shorthaired tabby, born on April 26th, 2023. I'm al itter box expert, I take pride in my impeccable indoor manners. Plus, I get along famously with other cats, dogs, and older children, making me a purrfect addition to any family dynamic.

I'm full of personality and always up for some fun and games. I'm known for my love of play – whether it's chasing after tennis balls or hiding and jumping out to scare you, I'm always ready for an adventure. When it's time to wind down, I'm a cuddle enthusiast, especially right before bedtime. There's nothing I love more than snuggling up close for chin scratches and gentle brushings – it's pure bliss! While I adore the company of a feline friend, I'd also do just fine on my own with plenty of interaction and playtime with my favorite human. With my outgoing nature and love for attention, I'm sure to keep you entertained for hours on end. If you're searching for a playful and affectionate companion to share your days with, I'm perfect for you!

My adoption fee is $75. This fee includes my vaccinations, FIV/FELV negative, de-wormer, and spay/neuter . Fill out an application at www.shelterluv.com/matchme/adopt/ROS/Cat if you would like to meet me!
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Hey there! Im Barbara Dos, a female, 1 year old shorthaired tabby, born on April 26th, 2023. Im al itter box expert, I take pride in my impeccable indoor manners. Plus, I get along famously with other cats, dogs, and older children, making me a purrfect addition to any family dynamic.

Im full of personality and always up for some fun and games. Im known for my love of play – whether its chasing after tennis balls or hiding and jumping out to scare you, Im always ready for an adventure. When its time to wind down, Im a cuddle enthusiast, especially right before bedtime. Theres nothing I love more than snuggling up close for chin scratches and gentle brushings – its pure bliss! While I adore the company of a feline friend, Id also do just fine on my own with plenty of interaction and playtime with my favorite human. With my outgoing nature and love for attention, Im sure to keep you entertained for hours on end. If youre searching for a playful and affectionate companion to share your days with, Im perfect for you!

My adoption fee is $75. This fee includes my vaccinations, FIV/FELV negative, de-wormer, and spay/neuter . Fill out an application at https://www.shelterluv.com/matchme/adopt/ROS/Cat if you would like to meet me!
13 hours ago

Thank you All Pet Supplies for your food donation this week to the animals in our care! We appreciate your support!! ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you All Pet Supplies for your food donation this week to the animals in our care!  We appreciate your support!!

9 CommentsComment on Facebook

I love this place!

Very nice, excellent work.

Thank you for supporting Rescue One

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1 day ago

Did you know that rescuing animals is just ONE aspect of our mission? Here's a closer look at some other ways we are making a difference in our community:

🏥 Vet Clinic: We have our very own vet clinic to provide top-notch care for the animals in our rescue.

🚨 Emergency Rescue Team: Our team springs into action to help animals in urgent situations, especially in areas with no animal control.

🤝 Outreach Program: We assist pet owners with pet food, low-cost spaying/neutering, and vaccinations to keep pets healthy and happy in their homes.

🐱 TNR Program: We're committed to community cats, trapping and providing spaying/neutering to help control their population and improve their lives.

🐾 SafePet Program: Partnering with the Greene County Family Justice Center and Harmony House, we help victims of domestic violence escape with their beloved pets, providing safety and support.

📚 Paws & Learn Program: Our team visits classrooms to educate on responsible pet ownership, instilling values of compassion and care in the next generation.

🐕 Missouri Pups for Parole Training Program: We participate in this program, which benefits both shelter dogs and incarcerated individuals, providing training and rehabilitation opportunities.

One thing is for sure, we're constantly on the move, dedicated to bettering the lives of animals in our community!
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Did you know that rescuing animals is just ONE aspect of our mission? Heres a closer look at some other ways we are making a difference in our community: 

🏥 Vet Clinic: We have our very own vet clinic to provide top-notch care for the animals in our rescue.

🚨 Emergency Rescue Team: Our team springs into action to help animals in urgent situations, especially in areas with no animal control.

🤝 Outreach Program: We assist pet owners with pet food, low-cost spaying/neutering, and vaccinations to keep pets healthy and happy in their homes.

🐱 TNR Program: Were committed to community cats, trapping and providing spaying/neutering to help control their population and improve their lives.

🐾 SafePet Program: Partnering with the Greene County Family Justice Center and Harmony House, we help victims of domestic violence escape with their beloved pets, providing safety and support.

📚 Paws & Learn Program: Our team visits classrooms to educate on responsible pet ownership, instilling values of compassion and care in the next generation.

🐕 Missouri Pups for Parole Training Program: We participate in this program, which benefits both shelter dogs and incarcerated individuals, providing training and rehabilitation opportunities.

One thing is for sure, were constantly on the move, dedicated to bettering the lives of animals in our community!

3 CommentsComment on Facebook

Thanks for all you do, and also I appreciate that you referred to the cats that come in through the TNR program as community cats and not just use the term “feral”. Some that come in are truly feral and your team is amazing with how they handle them with care and compassion. Others are community cats that for one reason or another have been destined to a live on their own outdoors. The Ozarks is so blessed to have Rescue One!

Thank you for all you do!

I want to say THANK YOU!! Seriously HUGE thank you and deep appreciation for saving the dog from Campbell!!!! I’m in tears as I write this!!!! You have done so much to give this boy a new happy life out of a hell he’s only known!!! Forever a supporter, forever grateful! ❣️❣️❣️❣️

1 day ago

🚨🐾 Get ready for our Spring Fundraiser! 🚨 This year, we're thrilled to announce that we're raffling off a custom Chiefs fire pit! 🔥🏈 Your $10 ticket could make a huge difference, providing crucial funding for our Emergency Rescue Program and helping us care for the most vulnerable, sick, and injured animals in our program. 🐶🐱 Mark your calendars: the winner will be drawn on May 17th at 10 am, LIVE on Facebook! 🎉 Good luck, and thank you for your incredible support! Click below to get your ticket(s) by paypal or credit/debit card!

rescueonespringfield.com/custom-chiefs-fire-pit-raffle/

*Must be a Missouri resident to enter due to online raffle laws.
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🚨🐾 Get ready for our Spring Fundraiser! 🚨 This year, were thrilled to announce that were raffling off a custom Chiefs fire pit! 🔥🏈 Your $10 ticket could make a huge difference, providing crucial funding for our Emergency Rescue Program and helping us care for the most vulnerable, sick, and injured animals in our program. 🐶🐱 Mark your calendars: the winner will be drawn on May 17th at 10 am, LIVE on Facebook! 🎉 Good luck, and thank you for your incredible support!   Click below to get your ticket(s) by paypal or credit/debit card! 

https://rescueonespringfield.com/custom-chiefs-fire-pit-raffle/

*Must be a Missouri resident to enter due to online raffle laws.

3 CommentsComment on Facebook

Where can I go to get my two kittens spayed when they come of age?

It's CHIEFS, not CHEFS

Larry Senter Jr.

1 day ago

My name is Walnut (aka Wally) and I would love to make your life whole. I am a dashing 1 year old, 85 pound Great Dane/Lab mix guy! I am house, crate and leash trained already, and have the "sit" command down as long as there's a treat! I love my humans and will melt into them after a walk or romp in the yard. Don't take a nap, or you might just find me on top of you (that's the Great Dane in me). I'm a big tall guy who will need plenty of exercise and a big privacy fenced yard to run and play! I love other dogs, but I will chase chickens, cats and squirrels. I get along with bigger, respectful kids (little ones might get knocked over), as I still get excited for playtime. Remember, I'm a high energy boy, so an active family who will be patient and committed to continue my training is must.

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!
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My name is Walnut (aka Wally) and I would love to make your life whole. I am a dashing 1 year old, 85 pound Great Dane/Lab mix guy! I am house, crate and leash trained already, and have the sit command down as long as theres a treat! I love my humans and will melt into them after a walk or romp in the yard. Dont take a nap, or you might just find me on top of you (thats the Great Dane in me). Im a big tall guy who will need plenty of exercise and a big privacy fenced yard to run and play! I love other dogs, but I will chase chickens, cats and squirrels. I get along with bigger, respectful kids (little ones might get knocked over), as I still get excited for playtime. Remember, Im a high energy boy, so an active family who will be patient and committed to continue my training is must. 

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!

16 CommentsComment on Facebook

Wally you are a beauty. Prayers for your best home

Wally is currently at Pups for Parole but he is the sweetest boy!

Alicia Applegate Max needs a buddy!!!! He would be almost same age so they could play together and as the elder Anna could supervise!!!!

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