Bollinger County Stray Project Report May 15-21
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Michael & Marilyn Neville passionately run the BCSP – but Michael is also an awesome Sax player and he’s donated his talents to help raise summer-funds! You will love these classic jazz tunes, so please – download some Sweet Sax today and help us continue to save pets!
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(…)
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(…)
If you can afford to spare a few bucks – please donate to this fundraising campaign for what everyone is sure to agree is a worthy cause! Together, we can help control overpopulation of pets and improve the quality of life for many four-legged creatures!
Puppies for Parole is a unique Missouri Department of Corrections program made possible through partnerships with animal shelters and animal advocate groups statewide – like the Bollinger County Stray Project. Selected offenders have the opportunity to become trainers to rescue dogs in the program. Offenders work with the dogs teaching them basic obedience skills and(…)
Summer is a fun time of year, yet it brings a whole set of health concerns for your dog. From parasite-spread illnesses to paw problems caused by walking on hot surfaces, a wide range of summer hazards can plague canines. Here’s how you can keep your pet safe in the summer sun. 1. Heatstroke “If(…)
A pet is certainly a great friend. After a difficult day, pet owners quite literally feel the love. In fact, for nearly 25 years, research has shown that living with pets provides certain health benefits. Pets help lower blood pressure and lessen anxiety. They boost our immunity. They can even help you get dates! Recent studies(…)
Animal shelters are filled with healthy and active senior dogs that are in need of a home. When you’re thinking about picking up a dog from your local shelter, don’t look past the older dogs. They make great pets for a number of reasons. 1. Senior dogs at shelters need homes just as badly as(…)
The price of adoption is well worth the satisfaction of gaining a loving companion – so come see all our wonderful pets just waiting to show you the value of our nominal, reasonable adoption fee! Pros to adopting a dog from rescue or shelter Here are a few of the wonderful reasons for adopting a(…)