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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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57 minutes ago
Rescue One

We are reaching out with an urgent plea to find loving forever homes for our Feline Leukemia Virus (FELV) positive kitties who have been growing up in our clinic. Spanky (tabby), Uh Huh (black & white), and Taki (grey) truly deserve the chance to experience the love and comfort of a forever home. They are now 7 months old and are so lonely!

If you are considering adding a new furry family member to your household and have room in your heart for a FELV-positive cat, please fill out an application at rescueonespringfield.com! Their adoption fees are sponsored to approved, indoor only home.

For more information on FELV, please visit americanpetsalive.org/uploads/resources/Complete-FeLV-Info-Packet-for-Adopters-Updated-Aug-2021.pdf
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We are reaching out with an urgent plea to find loving forever homes for our Feline Leukemia Virus (FELV) positive kitties who have been growing up in our clinic. Spanky (tabby), Uh Huh (black & white), and Taki (grey)  truly deserve the chance to experience the love and comfort of a forever home. They are now 7 months old and are so lonely!

If you are considering adding a new furry family member to your household and have room in your heart for a FELV-positive cat, please fill out an application at rescueonespringfield.com!  Their adoption fees are sponsored to approved, indoor only home.  

For more information on FELV, please visit https://americanpetsalive.org/uploads/resources/Complete-FeLV-Info-Packet-for-Adopters-Updated-Aug-2021.pdfImage attachment
14 hours ago
Rescue One

My name is Moped and I am the perfect get-a-way vehicle! I am a 58-pound, 3-year-old American Bulldog mix boy who has mastered house, crate and leash training. Not to brag, but I am a very smart boy. I also have very high energy. I love to play with other dogs and can get a little pushy if they don't want to play with me. I haven't been cat or kid tested yet, but I can be if needed. I will need a home with a fenced yard and a family who will show me lots of love and attention.

Let's scooter off into the sunset together!

I am recently graduated from the Pups for Parole training program, so I 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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My name is Moped and I am the perfect get-a-way vehicle! I am a 58-pound, 3-year-old American Bulldog mix boy who has mastered house, crate and leash training. Not to brag, but I am a very smart boy. I also have very high energy. I love to play with other dogs and can get a little pushy if they dont want to play with me. I havent been cat or kid tested yet, but I can be if needed. I will need a home with a fenced yard and a family who will show me lots of love and attention.

Lets scooter off into the sunset together!

I am recently graduated from the Pups for Parole training program, so I 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.

7 CommentsComment on Facebook

OMG, I just fell in love.

He is adorable 🥰

So beautiful!!!!❤️❤️❤️

He's the perfect boy, and he does great with my indoor kitty, he just barks at outsmdoor kitties. He's a snuggle bug ♡

I Want him he's so beautiful

Omg how pretty

They say its a boy but has little teets under belly 🤔

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20 hours ago
Rescue One

We are out of cardboard flats again! If anyone has any to donate, they can be dropped off to 1927 E. Bennett STE B. We use them for disposable litter boxes for hospitalized cats and kittens. Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

We are out of cardboard flats again! If anyone has any to donate,  they can be dropped off to 1927 E. Bennett STE B. We use them for disposable litter boxes for hospitalized cats and kittens. Thank you!

12 CommentsComment on Facebook

I have a bunch I will bring them tomorrow

A flat is the shallow box that cases of food come in. There are usually a lot at Aldi you can just take. It doesn't matter what they look like since they're being used for litter boxes.

Shared.

Maddie Ferguson

Are the flats just shallow, cardboard boxes, or something specific?

Costco Sam's Club Any way to support local rescues by donating flats? Sure could make a difference for the community.

How late are you open today?

You might check with the hospitals. They use a ton of boxes after they inbox supplies.

Do they have to be plain brown ones? The boxes of copy paper we get at work have cardboard lids but they are red colored

Are these flats from the store or purchased somewhere. Not sure what they are

Bakery department of any WalMart, our cupcakes come in flats and they are bigger than the ones you'll find holding canned goods. If you'll call the store on N Kansas (Spfd) and ask for me, I'd be happy to set them aside for daily pickup.

Hello, Walmart and Sam's Club consider it our responsibility to make a positive impact in the communities we serve. Donations would have to go through your local club management for approval in this case. Thank you for being a valuable Sam's Club member. 🙂

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1 day ago
Rescue One

Oreo is still looking for his forever home! Meanwhile, he was honored as Worst Employee Of The Month at our Rescue One Medical Facility!Worst Employee of the Month

Presented to: Oreo

In recognition of your tireless dedication to making sure we never get any work done. Your unparalleled expertise in blocking screens, "helping" with typing, and meowing at the top of your lungs when you are closed out of a room or your breakfast is running late has left us in awe.

Special Achievements:

"Tech Support Guru" Award: For your consistent ability to lie on keyboards and press keys in just the right combination to lock up computers.
"Document Destroyer" Medal: For your uncanny knack of pouncing on important documents just as we're about to hit "Save."
"Screen Blocker" Trophy: For your unmatched talent in positioning yourself perfectly between us and our screens, making it impossible to see anything.

Your ongoing mission to be the center of attention has not gone unnoticed. 🤣
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Oreo is still looking for his forever home!  Meanwhile, he was honored as Worst Employee Of The Month at our Rescue One Medical Facility!

11 CommentsComment on Facebook

— Oreo is beautiful! I hope he gets his loving, caring, forever home very soon!

Craig Stalhood

Justina Busch 🥹

I love that guy! He’s a hoot!

Lol, food inspector

Such a good boy!😂❤️

I must add that Oreo is excellent at laundry also. He excels in his ability to put laundry in the floor after it's folded.

Marlisa Welch a good way to honor kitten is to rescue another! Oreo would love your home

I hope Oreo finds a forever home soon

I would hire him immediately.

doesn't sound like a writers cat to me

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2 days ago
Rescue One

Thank you for being a friend ~

Today we said goodbye to our dear friend Rowlf. He came to us 5 weeks ago from a local pound and was diagnosed with renal failure and possible cancer in his shoulder (test came back inconclusive). Despite our best efforts, he continued to decline. Once he couldn't get comfortable anymore and stopped eating, we knew it was time.

He was the happiest, sweetest boy and everyone that cared for him is devastated. Our time with him wasn't long enough but we know he felt loved and safe in the time we had. Thank you Heather for fostering Rowlf and we are all sending you hugs tonight. We also want to thank Rob at Wayward Images for his hospice photo shoot. You truly captured him perfectly.

Run free pain free big guy. Until we see you again...
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Thank you for being a friend ~

Today we said goodbye to our dear friend Rowlf.  He came to us 5 weeks ago from a local pound and was diagnosed with renal failure and possible cancer in his shoulder (test came back inconclusive).  Despite our best efforts, he continued to decline.  Once he couldnt get comfortable anymore and stopped eating, we knew it was time. 

He was the happiest, sweetest boy and everyone that cared for him is devastated.  Our time with him wasnt long enough but we know he felt loved and safe in the time we had.  Thank you Heather for fostering Rowlf and we are all sending you hugs tonight.  We also want to thank Rob at Wayward Images for his hospice photo shoot.  You truly captured him perfectly.  

Run free pain free big guy.  Until we see you again...Image attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment

143 CommentsComment on Facebook

I’m glad he had five weeks of love and caring. Thank you for caring.

What amazing photos! Thank you all for caring for him.

A beautiful boy. Thanknyou for giving him the love he so deserved during his short time with you. You're an angel

You were the bestest boy and we all love you so much!

Thank you so much to Rescue One and his Foster family for showing him love the last 5 weeks of his life. Makes it a little easier on the heart to know that he did experience a happy life filled with a loving touch.

Thank you all for showing Rowlf what love is. GOD bless you all🙏🙏

I’m so sorry for your loss. That’s the hardest thing to do…Thank you for taking care of him…

Thank you for giving this boy so much love!❤️

So sad sweet boy

Rip sweet pup! Many prayers for you all at Rescue One!

God bless all of you.

I’m so very sorry but I’m also crying tears of happiness that in his last month or so of his life he was loved. Thank you to you all and especially his foster mom.

Made me cry. Beautiful dog! Thank you for giving him all the care & love.♥️

🐾🙏🐾

Such a beautiful boy. I'm so glad his last moments he was shown the love he deserved.

RIP Beautiful Rowlf.🙏

I’m so sorry. Thank you for making sure he knew he was loved.

🙏🙏🙏🌈

I’m sorry for your loss of this beautiful boy. RIP sweet boy

I’m sorry to all of you who helped give Rowlf some good times while he was here. May you all find peace in the fact that you help the boy.

Thank you Rescue One for everything you do!!

Prayers

R.I.P. sweet boy

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