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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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2 hours ago
Rescue One

HAPPY TAILS 💜🐕🐈🐾🎉🩷

27 forever homes were found last week including long timer Mullet! Congrats everyone and thanks for adopting! #adoptdontshop #UntilThereAreNone
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HAPPY TAILS 💜🐕🐈🐾🎉🩷

27 forever homes were found last week including long timer Mullet! Congrats everyone and thanks for adopting! #adoptdontshop #UntilThereAreNoneImage attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

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Congratulations to all, especially Mullet! ❤️

Awesomeness!! 💜💜💜

Thanks for adopting these sweet babies!

This brings me to tears every time. Congratulations All. Many happy years!!🙏🙏👍👍

Good job Rescue One and Bless you all for choosing a rescue 😇

So happy for all of them.

Congratulations!!❤️

Congratulations everyone ❤️❤️❤️

Congratulations everyone

To each of you thankyou for opening up your heart and homes to these animals….you all made my day!

So happy ❤️🐾❤️🐾

Warms my heart. Thank you everyone

That's awesome! Congratulations!

Congratulations! 🎊

Congratulations 🎉!

Congratulations 💕💕💕

❤️

🥰

Yay!!

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3 hours ago
Rescue One

Attention! Forward march! Hank the Tank reporting for duty! I am a fearless four-legged soldier, bred for loyalty, courage, and unwavering determination. At 68 pounds, I am a two year old Rottweiler mix. With a powerful bark and a heart of gold, I am the ultimate defender of love and pawsitively.....ready to conquer any obstacle that comes my way. Now that I am no longer in the field, I am working on my house manners. You see. much of my life has been spent on the battlefield, honing my skills as a soldier. Being indoors is new territory for me. Even though I appear to have a tough exterior, I am really like a marshmallow inside. I am ready to go where you go! I get along with humans and fur friends alike and I have a knack for sensing when someone needs a furry shoulder to lean on. My other squad members can always count on me thru thick and thin. My ideal home would either have a fenced in yard so that I can patrol the perimeter for intruders, or have a dog area in an apartment complex. Of course, I will need to get plenty of exercise daily in order to keep my mind and body sharp! So, if you're seeking a companion who embodies the spirit of honor, duty, and the unbreakable bond of camaraderie, then look no further!

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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Attention! Forward march! Hank the Tank reporting for duty! I am a fearless four-legged soldier, bred for loyalty, courage, and unwavering determination. At 68 pounds, I am a two year old Rottweiler mix. With a powerful bark and a heart of gold, I am the ultimate defender of love and pawsitively.....ready to conquer any obstacle that comes my way. Now that I am no longer in the field, I am working on my house manners. You see. much of my life has been spent on the battlefield, honing my skills as a soldier. Being indoors is new territory for me. Even though I appear to have a tough exterior, I am really like a marshmallow inside. I am ready to go where you go! I get along with humans and fur friends alike and I have a knack for sensing when someone needs a furry shoulder to lean on. My other squad members can always count on me thru thick and thin. My ideal home would either have a fenced in yard so that I can patrol the perimeter for intruders, or have a dog area in an apartment complex. Of course, I will need to get plenty of exercise daily in order to keep my mind and body sharp! So, if youre seeking a companion who embodies the spirit of honor, duty, and the unbreakable bond of camaraderie, then look no further!

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!

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He is so gorgeous and look at those eyes 😍😍😍😍😍😍.

He is beautiful💜

8 hours ago
Rescue One

Update!

Optimus continues to improve and check out how well he is doing!! He has had a long recovery after being hit by a car but is getting better every day! If you are interested in adopting him, fill out an application at rescueonespringfield.com!
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He said I’ll take it all

What a determined baby!!!! He reminds me of myself after recent total knee replacement. God love him.

Good motivation!

Oh my gosh the wounds on his face are gone and he looks so healthy! This is the best update 🥹❤️

He's trying so hard to get his treat. So amazing that he recovered so well.

Awwwww that’s awesome. So happy he is doing better ❤️❤️

Way to go big boy!!❤️❤️❤️

Mikayla I’m a huge fan

Absolutely precious!

Bless his heart!

My heart! He looks so good!!!

AWE sweet baby! Look at him GO!!! ❤️❤️❤️

Way to go Optimus! ♥️

This is awesome to see! ❤️🐶❤️

Oh oh oh! He is so darling😍😍😍😍😍

Look at that baby go! 😍

He is adorable ❤️❤️❤️

Precious baby! 🐾💙🙏

Sweet boy

Aww poor beautiful baby. Hope he heals soon.

Yayyy

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14 hours ago
Rescue One

Hey there! My name is Rockette, and one look at my long legs will tell you why. I am a 6 month old, 20 pound, Whippet/Mountain Cur mix gal. Just like most dogs my age and breed, I have energy to spare! I get along great with other dogs, and I would love to have another dog to play with in my forever home. I would be okay as an only dog though, as long as I get plenty of attention and play time. I haven't met any cats or kids yet, but I can definitely be tested with one or both if needed. I am still learning all the skills it takes to be a big dog (house training, leash training, etc.), but I'm really smart, and I'm sure I'll have this dog stuff down in no time. I am already good in my crate for short periods of time. My new forever home needs a fenced yard for me to run and play in. My forever family needs to have the patience and desire to continue my training and the ability to keep up with my high energy. An active family who will take me on all kinds of adventures would be great! I'd love to meet you soon and see if we are a good fit. Please fill out an application today!!

I am currently enrolled in the Pups for Parole training program. Upon graduation, I will have all the basic training necessary to make a great companion. I will need a family willing to continue my training, I sure don't want to forget all that I learned!

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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Hey there! My name is Rockette, and one look at my long legs will tell you why. I am a 6 month old, 20 pound, Whippet/Mountain Cur mix gal. Just like most dogs my age and breed, I have energy to spare! I get along great with other dogs, and I would love to have another dog to play with in my forever home. I would be okay as an only dog though, as long as I get plenty of attention and play time. I havent met any cats or kids yet, but I can definitely be tested with one or both if needed. I am still learning all the skills it takes to be a big dog (house training, leash training, etc.), but Im really smart, and Im sure Ill have this dog stuff down in no time. I am already good in my crate for short periods of time. My new forever home needs a fenced yard for me to run and play in. My forever family needs to have the patience and desire to continue my training and the ability to keep up with my high energy. An active family who will take me on all kinds of adventures would be great! Id love to meet you soon and see if we are a good fit. Please fill out an application today!!

I am currently enrolled in the Pups for Parole training program. Upon graduation, I will have all the basic training necessary to make a great companion. I will need a family willing to continue my training, I sure dont want to forget all that I learned!

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 love her beautiful brindle color! I hope she gets a wonderful furever home!

Look at that happy loving face! What a doll.

Look at that ear sticking up so adorable 🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰.

She is adorable 🥰

1 day ago
Rescue One

DO YOU KNOW ME? 👀

Our team just picked up this dog that was hit by a car near Scenic and Catalpa in Springfield, MO. We rushed him to the emergency vet clinic where he passed away moments later due to severe injuries.

He is an intact male with no microchip. If he is your dog, please email us at rescueoneinfo@gmail.com. We are so sorry for your loss. 😭
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DO YOU KNOW ME? 👀

Our team just picked up this dog that was hit by a car near Scenic and Catalpa in Springfield, MO. We rushed him to the emergency vet clinic where he passed away moments later due to severe injuries.  

He is an intact male with no microchip.  If he is your dog, please email us at rescueoneinfo@gmail.com.  We are so sorry for your loss. 😭

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Thank you being with him and trying to save him.

I just don't get why people don't stop and help the poor dogs or cats when the hit them or all the people that drive by and see them laying there and don't help them. This poor baby lost his life to someone that didnt stop. Thank you rescue one for being there with him in his last minutes.

Bless all who helped this sweet dog! I’m glad he wasn’t alone when he passed. 💔

This is heartbreaking. Thank you for caring for him until he passed. 🌈🐾💔

Thank you for trying to save him and for being with him so he wasn't alone. Run fast and free sweet boy!

Makes me sad when I see dogs roaming the streets so sorry this had to happen 😢 thank you for your kindness

I know this dog. The owner does farm work for my father in-law, and the dog came with him to work. The owner lives right at that intersection. I do not believe the owner has access to a computer/internet. I have sent a screen shot of the post to my father in-law to relay the sad news. Thank you for all you do, and for helping him.

So glad he had someone in his last moments. RIP sweet boy.

Hugs, poor baby. Thank you for trying to help, so sorry.

Prayers for this sweet baby. I pray the family learns about their baby crossing the rainbow bridge 💔🙏

Sorry for your loss thank you for being with him in his last moments poor baby

Thankyou for your continued compassion. 💕🙏

Thank God for rescue one! You do the hard job....it has to break hearts. It does for all of us!

I'll probably get barred for saying this but why do people just let dogs run loose? And yes I understand that many don't & animals can escape a fence but it seems some think it's ok to just open the door & let their dogs go. They don't have the fear of vehicles like humans do (unless they've already been hit before). They don't understand those things coming down the road are going 40 mpph+ and will 😢kill them. If there's a group here that builds fences for people who need them to contain their dogs please let me know-I'd be glad to contribute.

Horribly sad, Prayers for his owners

So sorry sweet boy, Angel❤️

Poor baby. I hope his family can be located

How sad, bless you all for being with him and so sorry to the owner:( RIP Sweet boy.

Prayers for that sweet baby. Rest In Peace Baby. Praying for the family.

I'm just glad he wasn't alone

Poor baby. Rest in peace 🙏

So sorry sweetheart run free at the Rainbow 🌈Bridge RIP

Omg, poor pup and so sad for the family

Ahh bless his heart so sad

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1 day ago
Rescue One

3 puppies that came in through our Freedom Foster Project are enjoying the finer things in life like wrestling in the grass! Most dogs that come through this program have never had the luxury of being in a yard.

Chewbarka- the little Shihtzu already has a home soon. He was released to us after the breeder accidently stabbed him in the eye with scissors when trying to cut his hair.

The other two are pomskys but the black one looks more like a little bear! They are new so will be posted for adoption soon.

This program is not only filling spots for our small dog fosters that are open (we rarely have any small dogs on our waiting list) but is also bringing us a lot of joy being able to save them and show them how their lives are suppose to be! #freedomfosterprogram #adoptdontshop #puppymillawareness
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They are adorable! Thank you for everything you do,saving these precious little ones.

Looks like quite the wrestling match and the referee is very attentive. 🐾❤️🐾

Absolutely precious!

OMG so cute and fun!

How long do applications last? Maybe we should get our Charkie a friend!

So sweet

How big does a Pomsky get?

Oh goodness! How is Chewbarka’s eye?

How do people inquire about adopting or intrest

Audrey Faye

The white one is a pom?

I need the white pomsky!!

So adorable!❤️

Omg I love this so much 🥰

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