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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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18 hours ago
Rescue One

There is nothing cold about my love! My heart will warm you up forever! My name is Sitka! I am a beautiful, 1 year old, 40lb., Husky mix! I am looking for quieter home! I like to play but almost am pretty calm! I am good with dogs but will need slow intros. I am still working on socializing. I do not want to live with any cats, chickens or be around any farm animals. I will need a privacy fence if you have a fenced in yard but going out on a leash is fun too! I am working on house and crate training! Being a smart girl like me, I will have this down in no time! Warm up your life and adopt me!

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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There is nothing cold about my love! My heart will warm you up forever! My name is Sitka! I am a beautiful, 1 year old, 40lb., Husky mix! I am looking for quieter home! I like to play but almost am pretty calm! I am good with dogs but will need slow intros. I am still working on socializing. I do not want to live with any cats, chickens or be around any farm animals. I will need a privacy fence if you have a fenced in yard but going out on a leash is fun too! I am working on house and crate training! Being a smart girl like me, I will have this down in no time! Warm up your life and adopt me!

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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Beautiful girl!! 💜💜💜

Beauty

23 hours ago
Rescue One

We are needing cardboard flats to use as disposible litter boxes at the clinic. They can be found on almost any canned item you buy by the case and can be dropped of at 1927 E. Bennett STE B. We are specifically needing ones with at least a 2" depth. Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

We are needing cardboard flats to use as disposible litter boxes at the clinic. They can be found on almost any canned item you buy by the case and can be dropped of at 1927 E. Bennett STE B. We are specifically needing ones with at least a 2 depth.  Thank you!

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You can get a hold of Kmart and the grocery stores and they'll hold them for you as donations

Contact the closest Kum and Go to you. They go threw flats on a daily!

Great idea

Check Aldi, seems they always have a bunch of these

I work at Hy-Vee, I’ll see what I can get

Wal-Mart is a good place to get these too

Shared.

We make these at my job! I’ll see about getting the ones we throw away.

I have moving boxes that can be cut if you need them. They are in good shape

We have about 50. Been saving them for awhile for this reason.

What time on Saturday can we bring them by?

What about copy paper box tops?

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1 day ago
Rescue One

Happy TAILS! 💜🐾🎉🐶🐱🎊💚

14 pets found forever homes this week! Congrats everyone and thanks for adopting!#adoptdontshop
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Congrats to everyone 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉

Wonderful news!!!

Congrats

Such happy babies. Congratulations everyone

I love these posts❤️

Congratulations everyone

🎉🥳💜

AWESOME!❤❤❤❤

Rescue One are you accepting new clients? I have someone who has an American bobtail kitten 5 months old . She is overwhelmed with cats. Here is his pic. I was told to check with rescues as he is a highly desirable breed of cat. Thanks

So happy for the sweet babies & their furever homes

Awesomeness!! 💜💜💜

Congrats

Thank you to all the forever families. 🥰

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2 days ago
Rescue One

Ruban (cat) drinks out of the clinic toilet with zero shame!! ... See MoreSee Less

Ruban (cat) drinks out of the clinic toilet with zero shame!!

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Snores and barks (talks) in their sleep. 😊

Lainey (dog) takes clothing from the basket on her way to bathroom, and buries it in the flower bed for later. Sweetpea (dog) carries a mouth full of food to a different spot and eats it one piece at a time. Sometimes forgetting where she put it.

My 'roommate' keeps peeing in the back hall when she is annoyed at us or doesn't feel well.

My roommates like to lick my toes while I'm trying to sleep. 😬

Makes daily demands 🙄😍

My roommate hits me in the face to wake me up. 😂

Snores

My roommate pees on the potty pad I’m the kitchen

Eats cat poop 💩

My roommate poops in a box!

Judges me

My roommate sleeps in a box. 🤣

Hogs the blanket s..

My roommate chews her toenails off and leaves them on the couch. 👀

My roommate gets jealous when daddy's give each other affection.

My roommate likes to hog the entire bed then has to audacity to give me dirty looks when I ask them to scootch over just a little

My roommate yells at me until I wake up to feed him, and craps in the corner in a box

My roommate is a hotdog for Halloween

My roommate likes to run at me, climb my body all the way to my shoulders and stand on them as she chews my hair

Likes to audibly lick himself while I'm trying to fall asleep.

My Roommate steals toliet paper and eats it.

My roommate collects fossilized scat on morning walks. 😱

My roommate licks my neck to show affection.... Or it's attempted murder🤔

I’ve got 4 roommates…one always knocks my drinks onto the carpeted floor, one always trips me in the kitchen, one poops in the hallway no matter how much I try to stop him and the other yells at everything through the window all the time.

She is now hunting for mice! Suddenly I have mice!! Ugh, but this Lilly is terrorizing them! She is 1/2 Boston Terrier, 1/2 Yorkie.

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2 days ago
Rescue One

"We must dare to be great..." and together we shall be! My name is Teddy Roosevelt. I've spent the last 4 years of my life preparing, studying, and dreaming for my future role as your newly appointed Forever Love! I know this is my chance to really make a difference in the world and I am the man for the job! I am an 85lb., lab mix hunk of handsome. I am a studious fella and a quick study. I have already mastered house training and crate training. I know how to "sit" and "shake" when asked politely. I know how to read my humans and will adapt to whatever they are doing! I adore being with my humans. I am not so keen on those male dogs or cats so I don’t want to live with any of those. I also like kids; they are pretty fun. I am looking for a presidential residence where the two of us can enjoy our days together and play out in our privacy fenced backyard. I definitely need a privacy fenced yard and do not want to live in any apartments. I think the two of us could be a duo for the history books! They'll carve our story into rock and tell tales of our amazing adventures! Now "keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground" and fill out my adoption application so we can start our historic forever friendship!

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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We must dare to be great... and together we shall be!  My name is Teddy Roosevelt.  Ive spent the last 4 years of my life preparing, studying, and dreaming for my future role as your newly appointed Forever Love!  I know this is my chance to really make a difference in the world and I am the man for the job!  I am an 85lb., lab mix hunk of handsome.  I am a studious fella and a quick study.  I have already mastered house training and crate training.  I know how to sit and shake when asked politely.  I know how to read my humans and will adapt to whatever they are doing! I adore being with my humans.  I am not so keen on those male dogs or cats so I don’t want to live with any of those.  I also like kids; they are pretty fun.  I am looking for a presidential residence where the two of us can enjoy our days together and play out in our privacy fenced backyard.  I definitely need a privacy fenced yard and do not want to live in any apartments.  I think the two of us could be a duo for the history books!  Theyll carve our story into rock and tell tales of our amazing adventures!  Now keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground and fill out my adoption application so we can start our historic forever friendship!

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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Beautiful boy Hope you get a wonderful furever home with lots of love 💘

2 days ago
Rescue One

GET YOUR STEPS FOR HOMELESS PETS! 👟

Please share and invite your friends to our upcoming The Fast and the Furriest! There is a one mile, 5k and virtual option! Friendly pets and children are invited to attend with you! Sign up now at runsignup.com/Race/MO/Springfield/FastandFurriest5kYear7!
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GET YOUR STEPS FOR HOMELESS PETS! 👟

Please share and invite your friends to our upcoming The Fast and the Furriest!  There is a one mile, 5k and virtual option! Friendly pets and children are invited to attend with you! Sign up now at https://runsignup.com/Race/MO/Springfield/FastandFurriest5kYear7!

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Whitney Stapp

Charity Atkins Christina Lewis-Allison this would be fun!!!!

This event is on October 16th, at 10 AM, correct? I am thinking, I am going to do this!

Tomiann, are you and Smooch going to do this?

Do you have any vendor spaces left?

Kayla Marie

Gail Bennett Dooley are you gonna do it this year

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