What do you really know about the animal rescues that you support? Do you really look at the work they do and how they spend all those hard earned dollars that you donate? You certainly want your donations to go where they make the most impact, right?
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Continued from “Mack’s a runner“. In the previous installment of Mack’s story, he’d escaped his owners, rewards had been offered and raised, and Rough Road Rescue had gotten involved in the search. I previously posted a screenshot of a Facebook post made by Steve Svehla himself, Christmas Eve, pleading for the public’s help to bring Mack home. And I quote,Read more
Mack is lost…..she does not say Mack is home, just that he’s been found. And she doesn’t make the comment until approximately 15-16 hours after he has been retrieved by the rescue.
On the rescue’s own Facebook page, posts and comments have been deleted by this time, and part of the paper trail is forever gone.Read more
Not long after Jamie’s trip to Rough Road Rescue she returned with her family pets to see how Mack would react to them, and they to him. Everything went well. Lots of butt sniffing, a couple of snips from the foo-foo dog, and everybody was happy. After making a few more trips to the rescue, and spending time with Mack, Jamie decided Mack would make a wonderful addition to her family.
Jamie filled out the adoption application.Read more
I met Mack the summer of 2014. He was being cared for at Rough Road Rescue, an animal rescue just outside of Perryville, Mo., owned and operated by Steve and Linda Svehla.Read more
Patterson adopted Mack from Rough Road Rescue who later confiscated Mack back and refused to return the dog to his family. Patterson won in court twice and still the rescue wouldn’t bring the dog home. Court of Appeals order the rescue to return Mack “forthwith”. The Rescue does so on Aug. 11. They hand Mack to a deputy sheriff, in a box stating Mack had died and these were his remains.Read more
Human foods toxic for pets, Sikeston takes over shelter, and Humane Society of Southeast Missouri looking to increase service contracts.Read more
What happens when you’re hired to do a job and you don’t perform as outlined in your contract? You get fired, that’s what. And that’s exactly what happened with Sikeston Area Humane Society.Read more
Three years ago Harry was adopted from a bootheel shelter by a lady truck driver from Canada. And then there’s Walter.Read more
On Friday the 13th, animal transport driver Charles Roberts was killed in an auto accident when his vehicle struck a guard rail and subsequently rolled over. His son, Jared Roberts, suffered moderate injuries.Read more