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Our Featured St. Louis, MO Partner:

Diana's Grove Dog Rescue

Dog adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

1 Campbell Plaza
1st Floor, Building A, Center Entrance
St. Louis, MO 63139
(417) 259-1834
Email:
Website:
http://www.takeafriendhome.org

Pets at Our Rescue Group:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

St. Louis, MO
Cabool, MO,
Springfield, MO
Rolla, MO

We will be PetSmart in Chesterfield every Saturday from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm. We bring about 65 dogs and pups to meet you. A list of who is coming is on our Facebook Page on Friday. We will announce our PetCo Adoption days on Facebook as well.

About Our Rescue Group:

We are one of many grassroots animal rescue groups. Grassroots. Caring for abandoned and unwanted dogs consumes our time, energy and financial resources. You might wonder why we do it. Here is why:

I believe that each one of us is called to do what stands before us to be done. You might be called to stand up for your political beliefs or devote your resources to your church or your spiritual work. You might be a volunteer and provide necessary community services. Some of you, like me, care for abandoned dogs, cats and other animals...just not at home or not so many at home. Like you, I do what I can. Our land and our staff enable us to do what stands before us to do; we take in abandoned dogs.

We live in a rural area with limited resources. There are very few services for people and none for unwanted dogs and cats. There are no local vets, animal care facilities or doctors. When we get a call or see a dog wandering on the roadside, we decide what to do. Should we say yes or should we acknowledge our limitations and be realistic? Here in Cabool, MO I canít kid myself. The next solution isnít coming down the road behind me. If we donít do it, no one will. The dog that we donít take may well die a slow, lonely death in the woods. If at all possible, we take the dog. We provide medical care, food, shelter and lots of love. In order to continue our work, we must find homes for the dogs in our care. Yes, we are a no-kill shelter, but the dogs that we canít take donít live in a no-kill world. Every dog that we place means another dog can live.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

http://www.takeafriendhome.org/contribute.html

Come Meet our Pets:

We will be PetSmart in Chesterfield every Saturday from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm. We bring about 65 dogs and pups to meet you. A list of who is coming is on our Facebook Page on Friday. We will announce our PetCo Adoption days on Facebook as well.

Chesterfield Petsmart
Location:
262 THF Blvd
Chesterfield, MO 63005
(636) 536-4986

Our Adoption Process:

The adoption fee varies for each dog and is listed with the information about the dog. For each adoption, we request that an application be completed along with an adoption contract. Both of these items can be found at takeafriendhome.org in the center column.

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog or puppy versus getting dogs for sale or puppies for sale from a dog breeder? When someone is breeding puppies, they are creating new dogs who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog or puppy and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale from a puppy breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog or adopt a puppy at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.