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Vet Care


We appreciate the veterinarians who have shown exceptional kindness and generosity to our rescue animals:


Lake Dog and Cat Hospital                           

242 Main St.

Laurie, MO 65038

573-374-2629

Lake Dog and Cat





Lake Pet Hospital
205 S Walnut St, 
Eldon, MO 65026
573-392-3257
Rescues and Shelters

When we don't have the resources to receive an animal we try to provide other options.  Below are St. Louis area animal welfare organizations that may be able to help.  Ozarks Kat and K9 will assist with transport if you're able to find a shelter or rescue who can help.

St. Louis Area Animal Rescues and Shelters

4 Paws 4 Rescue St. Louis County

ACT Now Rescue (dogs only) St. Louis County

All About Paws Rescue (dogs only) St. Louis County

All Paws Rescue St. Charles County

Angel Acres Animal Rescue St. Louis County

Animal Welfare Association Warren County

Chris' Rescue Angels (dogs only) St. Charles County

CAPA Pike County

Dog Saver Rescue (dogs only) Franklin County

Felines Forever (cats only) St. Louis County

Found A Hound Rescue (dogs only) Madison County

Frisky Whiskers (cats only) St. Louis County

Gateway 4 Paws (dogs only) St. Clair County

Happy Hearts Animal Rescue Ranch St. Louis County

Heartland Humane Society St. Charles County

Hearts of Hope Rescue (dogs only) Osage County

Hope Animal Rescues (dogs only) Madison County

Judy's Forgotten Jewels St. Louis City

Pet Rescue Network Jefferson County

Rico's Rescue (dogs only) St. Clair County

Senior Dogs for Seniors (dogs only) St. Louis County

Spencer Pet Rescue St. Clair County

Stray Haven Rescue (cats only) St. Louis City

St. Louis Pet Rescue St. Louis County

St. Louis Senior Dog Project (dogs only) St. Louis County

Talk To The Paw St. Louis County

Tenth Life (cats only) St. Louis City

The Cat Network (cats only) St. Louis County

The Pet Doctor to the Rescue St. Charles County

Vet-Pet Rescue St. Louis County


Breed-Specific Rescues Location

American Eskimo Rescue of St. Louis St. Louis, MO

Australian Cattle Dog Rescue of Illinois Texico, IL

Australian Shepherd Rescue Midwest Washington, IL

Boxer/Schnauzer Rescue of the Ozarks Springfield, MO

Chihuahua Rescue Midwest St. Louis, MO

Come Bye Border Collie Rescue Highland, IL

Dachshund Rescue of St. Louis Highland, IL

Dirk's Fund - Golden Ret. Rescue St. Louis, MO

Even Chance (pit bull rescue) St. Louis, MO

Faery Tails Corgi Rescue of St. Louis St. Louis, MO

Furever Shih Tzu & Companion Dog St. Louis, MO

Gateway Golden Retriever Rescue St. Louis, MO

Great Pyrenees Rescue of Central IL Bloomington, IL

Guardian Angel Basset Rescue Dwight, IL

Illinois Alaskan Malamute Rescue Mt. Prospect, IL

Illinois Birddog Rescue (Pointers and English Setters) Wood Dale, IL

Illinois English Bulldog Rescue Illinois

Kansas City Siamese Rescue Kansas City, MO

Love A Golden Rescue St. Louis, MO

Metro East Lab Rescue Maryville, IL

Midwest Doberman Rescue St. Louis, MO

Midwest Mastiff Rescue Inc Gurnee, IL

Mutts N Stuff (pit bull rescue) Foristell, MO

Pet's Second Chance Corgi Rescue Chesterfield, MO

Rescued Racers (Greyhounds) St. Louis, MO

SDC Saint Bernard Rescue Bourbon, MO

Second Chance Sheltie Rescue St. Louis, MO

Serendipity GSD Rescue Jefferson City, MO

Spotsavers Dalmatian Assistance League St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Samoyed Rescue St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Scottish Terrier Rescue Florissant, MO

Wonder Weims Rescue (Weimaraner) St. Louis, MO


Neonate / Maternity Rescues Location

A Mother's Safe Haven (dogs only) St. Charles County

Camp Chaos Puppy Rescue (dogs only) Jefferson County

SNUGGLE St. Charles County


No-Kill Shelters Location

Almost Home Rescue & Sanctuary Wright City, MO

Alton Area Animal Aid Association Godfrey, IL

Animal House (cats only) St. Louis, MO

Belleville Area Humane Society Belleville, IL

Canines in Crisis (dogs only) Desoto, MO

CARE Hillsboro, MO

Clowder House (cats only) St. Louis, MO

Country Acres St. Louis, MO

Farmington Pet Adoption Center Farmington, MO

Five Acres Animal Shelter St. Charles, MO

Gateway Pet Guardians St. Louis, MO

Granite City APA Granite City, IL

Helping Strays Waterloo, IL

Highland Animal Shelter Highland, IL

Massas Creek Companion Animals Hermann, MO

No Time to Spare Rescue/Sanctuary Foristell, MO

Open Door Animal Sanctuary House Springs, MO

PALS Hawk Point, MO

Partners for Pets Humane Society Troy, IL

Randolph County Humane Society Sparta, IL

Stray Rescue (dogs only) St. Louis, MO


Shelters/Animal Control Facilities Location

Animal Protective Association (APA) St. Louis City

Franklin County Humane Society Franklin County

Humane Society of MO St. Louis Metro

Jefferson County Animal Control Jefferson County

St. Animal Pet Adoptions St. Ann

St. Charles City Animal Control St. Charles

St. Charles County Pet Adoption St. Charles County


Phone Number

314-420-7930

314-614-8976

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636-288-2999

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636-297-0486

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573-470-2767

636-667-0295

314-707-0795

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636-343-7106

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314-735-1058

636-922-0569

573-291-2080

618-979-1908

314-351-4700

314-995-9260

618-974-4258

636-458-1892

618-632-7387

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314-827-5543

314-781-5727

314-570-7988

314-808-2454

636-386-7877

636-561-9122

636-530-1808


Phone Number

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618-532-7289

618-654-7138

314-966-3326

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314-631-2577

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314.995.5477

309-827-6143

815-584-6521

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630-694-1359

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816-331-9700

314-963-5232

618-344-4096

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847-574-8157 

314-306-6888

314-422-2350 

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573-259-4485

888-873-5443

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314-842-8958

314-867-4755 

314-383-5778

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Phone Number

636-448-8405

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636-441-1728


Phone Number

636-203-5800

618-466-3702

314-531-4626

618-235-3712

636-208-9037 

636-208-6267

314-776-PURR

636-577-2007

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636-949-9918

314-664-7398

618-931-7030

618-282-7387

618-654-6067

636-488-5965 

636-673-1055 

636-671-3643 

636-338-1818 

618-540-7387 

618-443-3363 

314-771-6121 


Phone Number 

314-645-4610

636-583-4300 

314-802-5700 

636-797-5577 

n/a e-mail

636-949-3395 

636-949-PETS 


Advocacy and Assistance

Miscellaneous Resources


Dogs Deserve Better - advocacy for chained dogs

Dogs On Duty - working/service dog support

Muffin's Halo - resource for blind dogs

Deaf Dogs Rock - resources for deaf dogs

Feline Diabetes - resources for diabetic cats

Pet Insurance Reviews - reviews of pet insurance companies

PAWS - HIV owner assistance

Ellie's Safe Haven - provides care for pets of domestic violence victims

Red Rover Relief Domestic Violence Grants







General Financial Assistance


Fundraising Tools, Tips and Resources

Care Credit - credit card for vet care, offers a variety of plans and low monthly payments

Red Rover Relief Grants - funds urgent, life saving veterinary care

Killuminati Foundation - Focus on non-routine procedures, may help within 30 days of treatment.

Onyx and Breezy - Help for pets of individuals where medical hardship is present.

The Mosby Foundation - Helps to pay medical expenses for sick, abused and neglected dogs.

Feline Veterinary Emergency Assistance - Help with life-threatening illness or injury

Dylan's Hearts - Financial assistance in emergency situations