Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The 5-and-a-half-year-old Pit Bull puppy—named Trooper by Humane Society workers—is slowly recovering from being tethered to a truck and dragged down Interstate 55 on Nov. 21. Doctors are optimistic about a full bill of health.
The Pit Bul puppy that suffered extensive injuries after he was tied to a truck and dragged down Interstate 55 is slowly but surely making his recovery. According to the Humane Society of Missouri, Trooper—the name given to the 5-and-a-half-month-old pup—has seen slight improvement thanks to treatment he's received at the Humane Society of Missouri facility in Maryland Heights. After nearly a week of treatment for severe injuries to his face, ears, shoulder, legs and right side, the Humane Society’s director of Shelter Medicine, Dr. Mark Wright said on the Humane Society's website that he is guardedly optimistic about Trooper’s chances for recovery. “This puppy has experienced severe trauma and horrible injuries and his condition could …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Got extra time with school back in session? Be a volunteer at the Maryland Heights branch of the Missouri Humane Society.
With fall rolling around, kids are back in school, leaving some parents with extra time on their hands. What to do with these extra hours of peace and calm? If you’ve got a love for pets and helping your community, then the Humane Society of Missouri branch in Maryland Heights may be right up your ally. Several volunteer opportunities are available, with everything from Pet Pals to administrative positions in need of assistance. Maryland Heights’ residents need not even leave their community, as one of the branches of the Humane Society of Missouri is located near Westport at 2400 Drilling Service Dr. Perhaps the most essential element to keeping the animals healthy and happy is the Pet Pals program. These volunteers assist in walking and …
Monday, July 16, 2012
The Humane Society office in Maryland Heights has a Basenji-mix available who could make a great pet!
Many videos from around Maryland Heights are on YouTube—and each week we're going to find the best of them. This week we've found a video profile of Diamond, a year old dog looking for a home. The Missouri Humane Society in Maryland Heights has a video profile of her. Are you looking for a new pet? Know of other great YouTube videos from around Maryland Heights? Shoot a link to firstname.lastname@example.org and you might see it on Maryland Heights Patch!
Thursday, November 11, 2010
The Humane Society's Maryland Heights shelter helped puppy mill victims become adoptable.
Imagine standing barefoot in a wire cage with your upstairs neighbor's urine and droppings running down the walls and you'll get a feel for life in a puppy mill. The scenario is harsh, but that's the point Humane Society of Missouri's Vice President of Communications Jeane Jae wants to make. The Humane Society's Maryland Heights shelter helps rescue animals from puppy mills, which Missouri citizens voted to regulate more strictly on Nov. 2. Voters approved Proposition B, a new law that requires large-scale commercial breeders to give their animals adequate food, water and shelter. The law also prevents breeders from keeping more than 50 parental dogs to breed puppies as pets. The Humane Society's Maryland Heights facility gives former …