Because homeless animals need all the exposure they can get, we’ll be listing a few each week. If you are looking for a new pet and a guaranteed pure breed is not a necessity for you, please consider adopting from your local shelter. There are thousands of perfectly wonderful animals that perish daily in animal shelters all over the USRead more
Tag Archives: Shelter & Rescue
My third grade teacher once told me, “Never say or do anything that you wouldn’t want to see splashed all over the morning newspaper.” Words to live by.
In this day and age, one would think the same goes with social media. One would also think that this is something a reporter would be privy to.
But not Delta Dunklin Democrat reporter, Laura Ford. It’s likely she’s learning though, since she publicly posted her advertisement of two dogs, in need of a home, on Facebook- if advertisement is what you want to call it.Read more
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?Read more
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
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
I rarely write editorials but one is due as I have stepped away from something I am passionate about and folks continue to notice and request explanation. The strange truth of the matter is that it’s happened for reasons not at all what most people might expect.Read more
Pet flipper Patricia Zimmerle a.k.a. Brittnany Sparks making her rounds in Perryville and Ste. Genevieve
You’ll see her on Facebook as Brittnany Sparks but her real name is Patricia Zimmerle.
She’s got a whole list if names she goes by; Patricia Ellis, Chasity Brown, Sherry Evans, Theresa Clark, Stacy Camp, Lynn Clark, Renee Almaraz, and now Brittnany Sparks, just to name a few.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
So do you know what Seth Casteel says about photographing shelter animals? He says, “Just one picture can save a life.” And he’s absolutely right. A good, attention-grabbing image of a shelter pet may be that animal’s best chance of getting out of the shelter and into a new and loving forever-home.Read more
Oct. 29th Stray Rescue of St. Louis announced their temporary closure due to an outbreak of canine distemper. The disease dictates that the shelter be closed for a period of thirty days, and that all animals must be tested for the virus and quarantined.Read more