Last year I could see a tail wag from a distance as I drove up to a street dog. Upon closer inspection, the foul smell of infection permeated the air; I lifted up his head and could see the horror of the embedded chain in his neck. This is Buster McGee – a typical rescue of a Stray Rescue dog – and why the need for monthly recurring donors helps us gage how many pups we can save each month.
In a city that can be very violent, murder can affect more than just humans. It can affect man’s best friend as well. After her owner was killed 5 years ago, Treya was forced to live on a chain and utterly alone. Under the back deck of the vacant house was her hideaway.
On March 1, 5 people went to St. Landry Parish in Louisiana to rescue 76 dogs that were scheduled to be euthanized. Louisiana has been the victim to mass flooding and tornados, leaving so many dogs displaced and with no hope. Watch this video to see the rescue team's journey! So many of these 76 dogs have tested positive for Heartworm. A great way to help heal them is to give to our heartworm campaign. Heartworm is expensive to treat and we need your help!…
St. Louis, Missouri (March 31, 2017) – Stray Rescue of St. Louis and Mayor Slay are excited to announce St. Louis City Animal Care & Control (ACC) will be primarily run by Stray Rescue of St. Louis in efforts to make the city the most humane city in our nation. Stray Rescue will provide adoption services, rescue, shelter and medical care for homeless companion animals. “This is a historic moment for our city with the primary goal to stop euthanizing adoptable and treatable companion animals…
*Today is the last day to give!* Now you can browse the dogs who are suffering from heartworm disease right now and make a direct impact with your generous contribution. We have over 145 pups in different stages of this silent killer, but you can help us save their lives!
Working in dog rescue, you see a lot of awful things. I wouldn't say you become numb to it, but we definitely all find our own ways to cope (double vodka and nachos, please) so that we can come to work everyday and continue being advocates for these wonderful dogs.