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Rescue Stories
  AS MORE WINTER WEATHER APPROACHES, PET OWNERS NEED TO BE RESPONSIBLE Stray Rescue of St. Louis wants to urge pet owners to take responsibility with the upcoming winter weather forecasted to keep pets safe. “Your pets absolutely must have shelter. A plastic dog house with blankets is not enough. Blankets get wet, so at the bare minimum, dog houses should be filled with straw instead,” said Dr. Schulz, Veterinarian at Stray Rescue of St. Louis. “Many people do not think about dehydration being an…
Little Lexi Needs You! Lexi has had a long road of pain and suffering before she came to Stray Rescue of St. Louis. At just a mere 16 pounds, little Lexi was hit by a car. The impact left Lexi's pelvis broken and dislocated, so she needs to undergo emergency surgery. She may need to wear a diaper for the rest of her life, but this video says it all. Despite her pain, this sweet little soul remains grateful and seems to know she has…
Tyson needs emergency surgery now! WARNING: GRAPHIC A good samaritan just brought in this poor soul who we're told was hit by a car 3 days ago. Just imagine the pain he's been in - his bones are exposed, he's covered head to toe in fleas, and he's scared to death. Together we can change his outcome. He is in the loving arms of Stray Rescue now. Please donate for his emergency surgery to amputate his leg and shoulder. We named him Tyson, and he…
His Horrors are Behind Him, Meet Clooney Animal Control Officers saw a dog running down the street and he was in bad shape. They brought him to Stray Rescue's trauma center for immediate action and medical attention. Dr. Schulz and our incredible team of Vet Techs were ready for him when he arrived and saw his raw face. He appeared to have been in a bad dog fight and needed help quick. His face looked like shredded meat and his lips and part of his…
2019: THE YEAR OF THE WARRIOR The definition of a Warrior is: a brave or experienced soldier or fighter. This has undoubtedly been the year of Warriors here at Stray Rescue. Sadly, we see the starved, abused, neglected and abandoned. But this year we have seen more than our share. Because we have seen such extreme cases who have recovered where even the strongest may have given up, we have labeled 2019 the year of the Warrior. I would like to introduce you to some…
Soda Fountain's Heartbreaking Story Please meet Soda Fountain, a very special soul who has just joined the Stray Rescue of St. Louis family. After being hit by a car and left for dead on the side of the road, we’re told she laid there in excruciating pain for around 4 days. She couldn’t stand or walk on her own and was laying there helpless. Finally, someone found her and called us. We welcomed her with open arms and quickly set her up for x-rays because…
Saving Scooch We want to introduce you to yet another WARRIOR of 2019. This is Scooch. Read his story, as told by his rescuer, Donna: We drove down a long, gravel road. When we got to the end, there were abandoned houses surrounded by tall grass and weeds. A path of flattened grass led us to an opening under a vacant house. It was hot and pitch dark, but we spotted the dog at the very back of the crawl space in the light of…
Skin Deep 7/10 3:30pm Someone has been very cruel to this boy. The animal abuse must stop. Rushing him to our trauma center now. We promise to give you updates soon. Keep our newest rescue, Dutch Boy, in your hearts. #stoptheabuse 7/10 5:00pm We’re shaving and cleaning Dutch Boy now. Sadly, our vet team thinks that these painful wounds that cover his entire body were caused by a chemical being poured over him. We are taking care of him and refuse to let evil win.…
Animal Abuse doesn't take a Summer Vacation Part II Sadly, we are adding another abused dog to the list already this summer. Meet Conn Smythe. *WARNING – GRAPHIC PHOTOS* When you look at him, you feel a range of emotions, from raging anger to sheer heartbreak. He was living on a chain, attached to a dog house - or something you can barely even call a dog house. The smell of infection permeates the air around him, and when you lift his neck, you see…
Animal Abuse doesn't take a Summer Vacation WARNING Graphic Photos This week, we took in several horrible cases in needing medical emergency care. Stray Rescue doesn't get a summer vacation from animal abuse. Marshall Tucker First, meet our angel, Marshall Tucker. This little puppy needs your prayers! At just 9 weeks old, he has already seen the worst life has to offer. We're told he was attacked by another dog last Thursday. The infection is awful. This is such a horrible and sad case, but…
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