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Photo courtesy of Humane Society of Missouri

Australian Shepherds Rescued from Breeder

The Humane Society is rescuing 41 Australian Shepherds from a southwestern Missouri breeder who is going out of business.

03/20/2014

US ice hockey player David Backes speaks at a press conference during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 20, 2014.  Defending ice hockey champions Canada and the USA meet in a rematch of the 2010 Olympic Games gold medal showdown in Friday's semi-finals.ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Backes’ Sochi Dogs Already Claimed

Blues’ Forward David Backes is back, but he didn’t come home empty-handed. He rescued two young puppies from Sochi and they are now at his Five Acre Animal Shelter.

02/26/2014

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Extreme Cold Causes Overcrowding at Stray Rescue

Stray Rescue founder Randy Grim says the shelter is extremely full, and space is needed in order to help and treat dogs coming in.

02/04/2014

Trooper and his new best friend! (Photo courtesy Mike Bizelli)

Trooper Finds Forever Home

A St. Louis area man named Greg is taking Trooper home for Christmas.

12/20/2013

Photo via Trooper's facebook page.

Dog Dragged On Interstate Up For Adoption

After months of treatment, including seven surgeries, and time in a foster care program, that dog, Trooper, is ready for a new home.

11/07/2013

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Mo. Bill Would Expand Adoption Subsidy Recipients

Currently only grandparents, aunts, uncles, adult siblings or cousins can get state-sponsored subsidies when they become the legal guardians of a child.

05/22/2013

(Photo credit: City of St. Charles Animal Control)

Tubby Tabby Moved To Another Home

The cat, named Biscuit, weighed 37 pounds when he was taken to the St. Charles shelter.

03/29/2013

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St. Charles Shelter Seeks Home for 37-Pound Cat

Biscuit is morbidly obese and that is a concern for officials at the St. Charles Animal Control shelter.

03/01/2013

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Humane Society Official Warns Against Giving Pets As Gifts

Debbie Hill says it is best not to surprise someone with an animal on Christmas morning because it can be a chaotic time.

12/24/2012

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Illinois Birth Certificate Rules Take Effect

The new law allow more adoptees to get copies of their original birth certificates and possibly learn the names of their biological parents.

11/15/2011

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