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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.

The Humane Society of Missouri Celebrates 150 years and Counting!

On Saturday, November 6th, the Humane Society of Missouri celebrated its 150th birthday – delayed by a year because of Covid-19 – with a fundraiser that featured a look back on its beginnings, and how far its come over the last century and a half. The event featured a short film about the Humane Society’s many milestones, auction items to …

HSMO’s Animal Cruelty Task Force Rescues Nearly 100 Dogs in Hickory County, MO

On October 19, 2021 the Humane Society of Missouri’s (HSMO) Animal Cruelty Task Force (ACT) conducted a rescue of 97 dogs, including many puppies as young as 10-weeks-old, from the facility of a formerly licensed breeder in Urbana, Missouri. The rescue was coordinated in conjunction with the Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the Missouri Attorney General’s office. The formerly …

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 …