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HSMO volunteers have been making a difference in the lives of animals for decades. With more than 74,000 hours served last year, this dedicated team is busier than ever! Thank you for sharing your time and talents and helping give second chances to pets in need.

HSMO’s Disaster Response Team Returns from Louisiana with 37 Dogs Rescued from Areas Devastated by Hurricane Ida

Members of the Humane Society of Missouri (HSMO) Animal Cruelty Task Force’s (ACT) Disaster Response Team returned to their headquarters Monday evening with 37 dogs and puppies transported from Hurricane Ida-affected Southern Louisiana. The Taskforce had been in southern Louisiana at the request of the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) to assist with animal rescue …

The Humane Society of Missouri’s Disaster Response Team Deploys to Louisiana to Assist Animal Shelters Impacted by Hurricane Ida

At the request of the Louisiana SPCA, this morning the Humane Society of Missouri’s (HSMO) Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) deployed four members of its Disaster Response Team to New Orleans to assist local animal welfare organizations affected by Hurricane Ida. The Disaster Response Team is expected to be on-site in New Orleans for 7 to 10 days and will …

HSMO’s Animal Cruelty Task Force Conducts Emergency Rescue of 21 Dogs from Licensed Breeder in McDonald County, MO.

The Humane Society of Missouri’s (HSMO) Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) was deployed yesterday to rescue dogs from a licensed breeder in McDonald County, Mo., located in the southwestern corner of the state. The breeder had not allowed the Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) to inspect the property at any time over the past year. As a result, the Missouri …