Wednesday, November 21, 2012
St. Louis Police responded to the scene this morning after a driver had seen the dog being dragged and called police.
A 5-and-a-half-year-old Pit Bull, who was tethered to a truck and dragged on Interstate 55, is recovering at the Humane Society of Missouri facility in Maryland Heights, KMOX reports. According to the article, St. Louis Police responded to the scene this morning after a driver had seen the dog being dragged and called police. Officers found the driver of the truck “distraught,” according to the Humane Society. He said he didn’t know the animal and wasn’t aware it had became tied to his truck. “The puppy is in critical condition and it is too early to determine if he will survive his injuries,” Dr. Mark Wright, Humane Society veterinarian, said in a statement. “We are stabilizing him and consulting with our surgeon to determine the …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
National Dog Day is Aug. 26. What will you do to celebrate man's best friend?
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Aug. 26 is National Dog Day. That's the day animal advocate Colleen Paige has designated for honoring all those dogs who bring in the paper, and all those dogs who are neglected. Not to be confused with National Mutt Day (Dec. 2), National Puppy Day (March 23) or National Pet Day (April 11), each of the 19 national and international pet days founded by Paige are all designed with one thing in mind: to draw attention to the need for pet rescue. Paige, author, pet behaviorist and self proclaimed "pet celebrity lifestyle expert" founded the Animal Miracle Foundation and Network (AMFN), a nonprofit Christian faith based charity, in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina. Since 2004 Paige says that National Dog Day has rescued 100,000 dogs and has …
Monday, May 16, 2011
The Maryland Heights business was one of several businesses near Prichard Farm Road hit hard by storms in April, but they look to help families replace lost photos.
When firefighters arrived at Wagner Portrait Group studios after the Good Friday tornado hit Maryland Heights, they found a large number of windows blown in and interior damage to computers and office equipment. They also found Natasha, a Siberian husky, the office dog. “She was just sitting there by the door, waiting for someone to come get her,” said Penny Wagner, of Wagner Portrait Group. Natasha is popular with Wagner Portrait clients. “All our customers see her when they come in,” Wagner said. “They see me and call out their windows, ‘We’re so happy Natasha was OK. We’re so proud of her.’ People are really interested in her. They just love a good dog hero story.” The business’ Riverport location on National Studios Drive near Prichard…
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Play and pamper your furry friend at one of these Maryland Heights locations.
Want to pamper your pooch this weekend in Maryland Heights? Check out these places around town your hound is sure to enjoy. 1. Creve Coeur Grooming Location: 176 Weldon Parkway, Maryland Heights, MO 63043 Contact: 314-997-6905 Treat your dog to a day at the salon to make them look their very best. Creve Coeur Grooming offers full-service grooming and uses natural products like Natural’s Specialty and Bark to Basics when styling your pet. 2. Puppy Preschool Location: Maryland Heights Centre This three-week class meets once a week on Saturdays to teach owners and their pups basic obedience skills like how to crate or house train. The next available session begins on March 12-March 26. 3. Beginner Training Location: Maryland Heights Centre …
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Police investigate DWIs, stolen property and drugs this weekend in Maryland Heights.
Welcome to the Maryland Heights Weekend Crime Blotter. Each week we'll give a run down of weekend police activities, provided by the Maryland Heights Police Department. All arrested are innocent until proven guilty. Editor's note: Maryland Heights Patch would like to thank the Maryland Heights Police Department for their cooperation in providing the weekend police reports. We've worked hard to bring Maryland Heights Patch readers summaries of police activity without jeopardizing active police investigations. Jan. 14 Jan. 15 Jan. 16 Jan. 17