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This is Denbo. He Needs You.


With his dark, soulful eyes, a notch in his ear and a gray muzzle, you can tell life hasn’t always been easy for this gentle boy. How a dog that has obviously lived such a hard life can have such a gentle spirit is a miracle on its own.He came to us with a fractured leg that he barely used. It had been injured for so long that he had simply forgotten it. An amputation seemed…

Meet Timmy—An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis!

The Adventures of Timmy and Mr. Kong
Once upon a time an 8-year old Terrier mix met a special toy he named Mr. Kong (he isn’t very creative). At first Timmy wasn’t sure what to think of his rubber companion, but after a few sniffs and nudges, they became inseparable.

The dynamic duo started going on many adventures together and learning life lessons. Here are just a few:


Sir Roscoe – An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis!

Are you looking for an amazing new family member?  Do you feel like what your life is missing is a little bit of royalty?  If so, we can solve your problem!
Meet Sir Roscoe!

Sir Roscoe is the little known 13th member of King Arthur’s Round Table.  Every noble knight, including canines, must complete a harrowing quest to prove his bravery, intelligence, and heart.  Sir Rosco…

Meet Beckett—An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis!

Beckett’s foster mom was cleaning up his room one day and found his diary. She knew she shouldn’t read it, but she just had to. She couldn’t help but smile and laugh at some of his entries. Here are some of her favorite excerpts:

Dear Doggie Diary,
Humans are weird. I keep getting lots of treats and praise for doing my “business” outside. Um, where else would I do it? I mean, it…

An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis – Meet Chassis!

Meet Chassis!

Chassis is a boxer mix who is potty trained and crate trained.  She does well with other dogs with a proper introduction but does not care for cats. She is a low-medium energy lady who is working on her leash walking skills and still figuring out that all those toys on the floor are for her entertainment.

Chassis is a very sweet girl who is learning to trust humans. After…

Meet Chicken—An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but how about a Tweet?
Instead of having someone else tell you about Chicken, she decided to tell you herself with a little help from social media.




Make this shy, sweet girl a part of your home, please check out our adoption process and fill out an application here: Pet Adoption Policies & Application.

Meet Margaux – An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis!

Meet Margaux!!!

She is a sweetheart! Margaux is very friendly and ultra playful! She loves everyone: dogs, kids, and adults. She has not yet met cats. She has a lot of energy and would be best in an active home. She is really good at playing fetch and loves to tug of war with rope toys.

Margaux has a great appetite and is food motivated. She has already learned ‘sit’ and ‘down.’ She walks…

Meet Elvis–An adoptable dog in St. Louis

Love me tender,
love me sweet,
never let me go
You have made my life complete,
and I love you so.
Well hello there, I hope I wasn’t disturbing you. I was just singing my favorite tune by my famous namesake, The King. I practice that song a lot because I’m hoping one day to sing it to my adoptive family.

Until that day I’m enjoying living with my wonderful foster family. I…

Meet Miss Thelma – An Adoptable Dog in St. Louis!

Meet Miss Thelma!

Miss Thelma was rescued as a pregnant momma off the streets and raised 3 happy, healthy puppies. She is potty trained and does well in the crate, sleeping there at night and staying there during the day when the humans are away. Miss Thelma is very sweet, silly, likes to be around people, and LOVES tennis balls. She also likes to cuddle and get a tummy rub whenever s…

Meet Boone—Adoptable Dog in St. Louis

His foster doesn’t take him for walks; he walks his foster…
The pizza man leaves him a tip…
Thunder barks at him…
He is…the most interesting dog in the world.
Hello darlings. I’m Boone and some call me the most interesting dog in the world. I really don’t mind what you call me, as long as you call me baby.
You see… I’m looking for my forever home.

I guess you can say…

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