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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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3 hours ago
Rescue One

We want to send a huge thank you to the Frische family for donating supplies and $425 for our SafePet Program! We appreciate you for being PAWSOME! ... See MoreSee Less

We want to send a huge thank you to the Frische family for donating supplies and $425 for our SafePet Program!  We appreciate you for being PAWSOME!

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Thank you!!

Thank y'all!!! 🎉

That is Pawsome❤️

Thank you!!

Thank you!!!

Wow! Awesome

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8 hours ago
Rescue One

Peanut is super excited to meet you today! Come see us at 1927 E. Bennett today from 10-1! #adoptdontshop #foreverhomesonly ... See MoreSee Less

Peanut is super excited to meet you today! Come see us at 1927 E. Bennett today from 10-1! #adoptdontshop #foreverhomesonly

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Shared.

He is a cutie

Officer Clawhauser will be there too!

Drifty can’t wait to meet you!

Yellow Jacket 🐝 is resting up to play!

Awww sooooo cute

🙏

Such a handsome boy ♥️

Geez he’s darling!

What a cutie!

Hi Peanut!!!! You’re such a sweet baby🥰 I pray you find your forever home today!!!❤️

I got to meet Peanut today and he is precious and so very cute!❤️❤️❤️

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23 hours ago
Rescue One

SENIOR BOY NEEDS A HOME

You know those sweet commercials where a senior dog is rescued and finds a home that is full of love and soft beds? Those commercials that give you the feels and make you all teary-eyed? Do find yourself wishing you could be a hero like the people in those films?

Well look no further, because I am a senior pupper looking for just such a hero. My name is Hershey and I’m a 12 year-old lab mix. I weigh about 65 lbs, am house trained and do not need a crate (I don't enjoy those things anyway). I love belly rubs, car rides and chasing squeaky tennis balls. I’m good with cats and kids. I’m fine with other submissive or non-reactive dogs, though I’m not especially playful. I prefer to lounge and nap until meal time. My hearing and eyesight is not what it used to be, but I don’t let that stop me from enjoying the good life. I also love walks and am not too bad on a leash. I need a fenced yard in my new home because I cannot hear very well. I would also like for my best friends to be home most of the time. I want to spend as much time as possible with the ones I love. I’m hopeful there is someone special out there that needs a napping partner and would love to give me the home I have dreamed of my entire life.

My adoption fee is sponsored and includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, wellness exam, heartworm test, and microchip! If you're interested in meeting/adopting, please visit rescueonespringfield.com/adoption-application/ and fill out the form! We do adopt out of state with vet references and video home check.
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SENIOR BOY NEEDS A HOME

You know those sweet commercials where a senior dog is rescued and finds a home that is full of love and soft beds? Those commercials that give you the feels and make you all teary-eyed? Do find yourself wishing you could be a hero like the people in those films?

Well look no further, because I am a senior pupper looking for just such a hero. My name is Hershey and I’m a 12 year-old lab mix. I weigh about 65 lbs, am house trained and do not need a crate (I dont enjoy those things anyway). I love belly rubs, car rides and chasing squeaky tennis balls. I’m good with cats and kids. I’m fine with other submissive or non-reactive dogs, though I’m not especially playful. I prefer to lounge and nap until meal time. My hearing and eyesight is not what it used to be, but I don’t let that stop me from enjoying the good life. I also love walks and am not too bad on a leash. I need a fenced yard in my new home because I cannot hear very well. I would also like for my best friends to be home most of the time. I want to spend as much time as possible with the ones I love. I’m hopeful there is someone special out there that needs a napping partner and would love to give me the home I have dreamed of my entire life.

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

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What a beauty!

What a cutie!! I wish we were home more!

Soooo handsome!

Gorgeous

What a handsome guy!Praying he finds his loving home ASAP ! Shared

What a distinguished gentleman.

Oh be still my heart. I love Hershey.

Omg he’d be great for an older retired individual as a companion!

Paula Melton

Very handsome!!! 💜💜💜

Beautiful!!! Prayers for this sweet face I hope he gets a loving family that will love him dearly ...

Margaret Moritz Farquhar perfect 😍

Hershey you are so handsome..hope you can find your home sweet home for the holiday!! Santa work some magic!! ❤

Handsome boy

He is Beautiful!!!!

Beautiful boy!!

Nice dog

I currently have 5 senior dogs. They are the best and most loyal dogs ever! Please give this beautiful boy a loving home!

Oh gosh. We lost my senior boy 2 years ago. Hardest thing ever and this guy is just calling my name. So sweet. Hope he finds a lovely place for his days

Rescue One with a dog his age , a tie out to go potty is perfectly safe option. Also nice for lounging on the porch. Sincerely, Khloe my senior Pitt Bull. Hate for good homes to be over looked over a fenced yard ❤

🙏🏻🐶❤️

This made me cry. I wish I could love this sweetheart.

What a gentleman!!

I adopted a senior dog and she is amazing, perfect fit for our family and my kids. I don't think people consider senior dogs enough. They can make the best companions.

Ginny Gillen

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1 day ago
Rescue One

Cute puppy training for your Friday afternoon! ... See MoreSee Less

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oh my god

How adorable are they?!?!

Look at these cuties

❤❤❤OH. MY. HEART. ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

Dana Selchow

Adorable

Awww

Landon Garrett Kelsi Fritts bouncies

If heaven doesn’t look this this, I don’t want it 😍

These puppies have taken my heart! ❤️

Jared Howery

Ashlyn Schlatweiler Hannah Crawford my hearrrrtttt

Omg my heart!!! Look Tanny Cologna ❤️🐾

Adam L Cardoza we need one of them! ❤️

Their little faces! Their tails! I can't stand how cute these puppies are!

So cute

Oh, they're so good!!! ❤

They all say so good!!!!

I love it! So sweet

Good babies ❤❤

So CUTE!!! 😍

Omg Jake Carnevale

Oh their all so cute 😍😍😍

Wiggle booties!

Tony Hromadka

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1 day ago
Rescue One

Flossie, a new addition to Rescue One, is here to remind you that our supply drive ends soon and we still have a ways to go to get all the supplies we need for the animals in our care! Most needed items are trash bags (13 and 39 gallon), collars, leashes, dry food for dogs and cats, toys, treats, bones, and litter. Here are the links to our Wish Lists:

Amazon Wish List: www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2T57IRHY478GD?ref_=wl_share
Chewy Wish List: www.chewy.com/g/rescue-one_b71849030.

Thank you for helping homeless pets this holiday season!! We appreciate you!!
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Flossie, a new addition to Rescue One, is here to remind you that our supply drive ends soon and we still have a ways to go to get all the supplies we need for the animals in our care! Most needed items are trash bags (13 and 39 gallon), collars, leashes, dry food for dogs and cats, toys, treats, bones, and litter.  Here are the links to our Wish Lists: 

Amazon Wish List: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2T57IRHY478GD?ref_=wl_share
Chewy Wish List: https://www.chewy.com/g/rescue-one_b71849030.

Thank you for helping homeless pets this holiday season!!  We appreciate you!!

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Hayden Farris i think you need flossie

Mariah Doss THIS IS NOT A DRILL

Scott Kelly

Michael Moorehead omg 🥺

There's basset hound in that baby. Love flossie

Natalie Frentzel

Cody Sutton here is a baby for you to adopt now that you have that house 🙂

Oh I love Flossie !!!!🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰

I sent an order your way, should have gotten most of this week. 🥰🥰

Tammi Stolte look at this baby

Kaitlyn Bowles

Her name is Flossie?! You have to get her Jordan Schaibly

Jon Gillotte !!!

Debbie Seevers

Sent an order your way.

Bag of senior food coming your way, hope that helps a tiny bit. Thanks for all you guys do!

Collin Lawson i found my birthday present

Is she up for adoption yet???

Sooooo cute 😍😍😍

Austin Winn She needs our home 💕😍

Sending pm we would like to look into adoption

🙏

Oh my a basset

She is adorable! Sure she will find a loving home soon!💗💗 💗Getting ready to place an order now. Thank you for ALL you do for these babies!

Sydney go get her

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2 days ago
Rescue One

My name is Axton and, if you show me a little patience, I will reward you with a lifetime of love. I am a 3 year old, 60 pound Pit mix boy. I may take a little time to warm up to new people, but once I know I can trust you I am a sweet and snuggly boy. I am looking for a dog savvy owner who can help provide me with the boundaries and training I need to be my most confident self. I LOVE going for rides in the car and promise to be a great copilot if you take me along on your adventures; I would even be a great companion for a truck driver! I am looking for a home without cats or kids, as both make me a little too nervous. I would love to be your only pet so I can soak up all your love! I am a smart boy who is already house trained and kennel trained, and I know some basic commands too (just be sure to have lots of treats for my training practice). If I sound like the perfect boy for you, then fill out that adoption application; I'll be waiting patiently for our forever to start!

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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My name is Axton and, if you show me a little patience, I will reward you with a lifetime of love. I am a 3 year old, 60 pound Pit mix boy. I may take a little time to warm up to new people, but once I know I can trust you I am a sweet and snuggly boy. I am looking for a dog savvy owner who can help provide me with the boundaries and training I need to be my most confident self. I LOVE going for rides in the car and promise to be a great copilot if you take me along on your adventures; I would even be a great companion for a truck driver! I am looking for a home without cats or kids, as both make me a little too nervous. I would love to be your only pet so I can soak up all your love! I am a smart boy who is already house trained and kennel trained, and I know some basic commands too (just be sure to have lots of treats for my training practice). If I sound like the perfect boy for you, then fill out that adoption application; Ill be waiting patiently for our forever to start!

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

Comment on Facebook

He has a pretty smile too.

so handsome & shiny clean & white...... and look at that smile..😁❤

Beautiful dog!

Love that Smile <3

Axton here: I am a very happy boy and love to smile!

Any bite history?

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