November 11-17 It was Friday night: the night before opening of firearms-deer hunting season. Sherry Sullivan and her family had a busy evening planned. Sherry left at around 5pm. All five of their family dogs were home including Boodo, a hound, bird dog and Pit Bull mix male. Sweet Boodo is age 7. Ashley,(…)
Henry came to BCSP earlier this year, so starved he was near death. We are happy to report Henry was adopted by a loving family in October! Congratulations, Henry, our first YouTube star! Here’s the update we received from his new family: Just wanted to send you a pic of Henry. He spent the weekend(…)
When an animal is abused, often you will find children or a spouse in the house also suffering from abuse or neglect. Below is a news piece that aired on KFVS 12 news in Cape Girardeau, MO about a child and animal abuse case in the Southeastern part of the United States. http://www.kfvs12.com/story/23985343/sheriff-dss-worker-arrested-after-child-found-handcuffed-to-porch?utm_source=buffer&utm_campaign=Buffer&utm_content=buffer933bd&utm_medium=facebook What do(…)
A supporter of BCSP, K9Tailor, will be at the Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Extravaganza at the Show Me Center Nov 23 & 24. They will be selling coats and accessories for your K9 companions, as well as items for their humans! Check out their website and see the items that will be available at(…)
Here’s a heartwarming story of a boy, Wade, and his puppy, Brian, adopted from BCSP earlier this year. It’s a testament of what a rescue dog is capable of and how animals truly enhance our lives! If you would like more information about Wade and his condition, visit his website at www.wadesharp.com
Update: 11/2/13: 2 more puppies from this litter have been adopted. One left: Skittles! Update: 11/1/13: 2 puppies from this litter have been adopted! We still have three available! September 23, 2013, will be a day Linda from Bollinger County will not forget. She found a litter of 5 severely-starved baby puppies, one nearly dead, laying(…)
Written by Crystal Higgins: Rusty came to BCSP on Memorial Day weekend this year. He and his “sister” Rosie wandered onto the porch of an elderly couple in Wayne County. We took these pups within a day of the call because they only had table scraps to feed them and were worried about falling. My family(…)
11/1/13: Great News! Gabby has found her forever home! More details to come. Congratulations Gabby!! Will you be the home or foster for this “One-in-a-Million” dogs? Great Gabby is from the Dexter area needs a GREAT GATSBY kind of family to love forever or to help foster her, probably a long term foster situation. She(…)
It’s bad enough being an unwanted dog…but being injured or sick on top of that is just more than any dog should have to bear. No other creature on earth loves as unconditionally as a dog – and yet they are so often the most abused. When an animal that needs special care and medical(…)
Did you know that black dogs are often the last adopted and the first in line for euthanization? Shelter and rescue workers call the problem “Black Dog Syndrome,” and experts have a few theories about why black dogs are harder to adopt out than other dogs. Some think it’s because black dogs look more threatening than other(…)
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