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In loving memory of Susie Q.

July 25, 2022

In loving memory of our beautiful beagle Susie Q.  She was only with us for a short time, but she captured our hearts and we loved her so much.  She loved to run, to sniff, to bark, to chase squirrels, and to snuggle and cuddle with me which is why I called her bug-she was…

In Memory of All our sweet pups who are no longer with us

February 11, 2022

Inga, Olga, Carmen, Andy, Pippi, Sophie, Ruth Ann, Emmy Lou, Elsa, Willie, Hester Sue, Benny, and Spot

Gracelynn, our sweet little tripod.

February 11, 2022

Gracelynn came to us as a stray from Missouri. Such a love, but with a “wonky” leg. We worked with the vet on a number of different treatment plans, but we couldn’t get that leg to work right. Eventually, we were able to determine that it was causing her pain. She just didn’t want to…

Zea and her 5 surprise puppies

February 11, 2022

Zea showed up as a foster with a little mange on her head and a little surprise in store for us. For a dog her age (perhaps about 7-9 months old, she still had retained baby teeth), her belly should be very flat, but it wasn’t. Sure enough, a visit to the vet confirmed that…

The survival of little Simon

February 11, 2022

Simon is a very special boy. His mom and his aunt both had litters of puppies at the same time. Twenty puppies in all! The puppies were living in wretched conditions outside with no shelter and no supervision. Our rescue partner in south eastern Missouri told us that one of the moms would come to…

Sully & Talia survive the parvo virus.

February 11, 2022

Sully’s skin and coat were in terrible shape, completely matted and open wounds covering large portions of his body from the mats pulling at his skin and mange. He had a tail fracture that likely happened as a baby and never had a chance to properly heal. This big fluff ball was in need of…

Maybe eyes are over-rated

February 11, 2022

Fern and Greta May. What a pair. Fern came into rescue from a breeder and immediately we rushed her to the vet. Her eyes were infected and swollen and she was in excruciating pain. The call came quickly from the vet. Her glaucoma was severe in both eyes. The globes were ready to rupture. Our…

Miss Molly Bee who beat cancer

February 11, 2022

Meet Molly Bee.  This precious girl came to us from a Reservation in South Dakota. Happy and friendly, she waited in her foster home for her vetting to be done so she could find her forever home. Well, this happy girl did just that. But just before she was to be adopted, we discovered that…

Distemper in the Covid 19 world.

February 11, 2022

Perhaps you’ve heard of Distemper. It’s a disease that we hardly ever see anymore. Vaccines have all but eradicated it. At least that was the case until Covid 19 hit. With the world in quarantine, vet clinics nearly stopped happening and dogs stopped getting vaccinated, especially on the Reservations, where pop up vaccine clinics are…

Sweet Beezus who didn’t give up.

February 11, 2022

Beezus came into rescue with her siblings. Tiny little thing, she was half the size of her brother, at 2.8 pounds. When she wouldn’t eat, supportive care was immediately started. But Beezus didn’t bounce back. There’s no wiggle room for error with pups this small, so into the hospital she went. Within 12 hours, she…