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PIease Read Before Rehabilitating or Rescuing Wildlife in Missouri
    Wildlife rescue work in Missouri can be rewarding if this work matches your IifestyIe. Wildlife rescue and rehabilitation serves an important function in alleviating the suffering of injured or displaced animals, as well as maintaining the balance of ecosystems and protecting human members of the community. There are many reasons an animal may need to be rescued. One reason is that as communities develop and expand, wild animals lose their habitats to new buildings and roads. Once the animals are displaced, there are often conflicts between animals and humans. For instance, animals may nest and reproduce in the crawl space, basement, attic, or chimney of a home. Wild animals may have conflicts with domestic pets. Natural predators such as wild cats may be dangerous. Wild animals may turn over trash or damage property. These conflicts may unfortunately diminish urban and suburban appreciation for wildlife. However, animals are deserving of life, respect, and appropriate care. Disrupting the natural habitat of a given species can have far-reaching consequences to the entire ecosystem.

    Some common types of wildlife that may need rescue or rehabilitation are squirrels, raccoons, and skunks. A squirrel is often considered a nuisance, but many people like squirrels because of their cute appearance and often entertaining behavior. A captive squirrel can be trained nearly as well as dogs. Wild squirrels thrive in many environments and can serve as a necessary part of the food chain for certain predators. Raccoons are very interesting and intelligent creatures that are rejected by some people and loved by others. Skunks are often maligned for the scent they can produce, but skunks only spray as a last resort when extensively provoked. All forms of wildlife are important to the balance of their ecosystems. Wildlife in need of rescue has the best chance of survival with a professional Wildlife Rehabilitator. Baby animals should be carefully picked up with a cloth and placed in a cloth-lined box with a lid that has holes in it and carefully transported to the nearest Wildlife Rehabilitator. Resources exist in most communities for caring for adult wildlife.

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lnteresting Wildlife Trivia Low-Cost Missouri Spay & Neuter Clinics
    There is an increasing need for wildlife rescue and rehabilitation due to continuing urban and suburban development. The largest known population of albino squirrels is in Olney, Illinois. The 1931 edition of The Joy of Cooking included recipes for Raccoon and Squirrel.

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Missouri Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)

St Louis County - Maryland Heights, MO 63043
Humane Society of Missouri: Westport Area Vet Med Center 314-951-1590

Franklin County - Union, Missouri 63084
Franklin County Humane Society 636-583-4300

St Louis County - St. Louis, Missouri 63104
St. Louis Pet Clinic 314-773-6400

St Louis County - St. Louis 63110
Pound Pals--Nooterville 314-776-SPAY

St Louis County - St Louis, MO 63110
Humane Society of Missouri 314-951-1534

St Louis County - St. Louis 63126
Metro Animal Resource Services, Inc 314-995-2655

St Charles County - St. Louis, Missouri 63126
Operation Sterile Feral 314-995-9266

St. Louis County - St. Louis 63127
Operation SPOT 314-995-8678

Cape Girardeau County - Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
The Humane Society of SEMO 573-334-5837

Jackson County - Kansas City 64114
Animal Medical Center & Associates 816-333-9000

Jackson County - Kansas City 64133
Spay & Neuter Kansas City 816-353-0940

Jackson County - Raytown 64133
PAWS, Inc 816-252-2680

Jackson County - Raytown 64133
STOPP (Stop The Over Population of Pets) 816-313-7729

Boone County - Columbia 65202
Central Missouri Humane Society 573-443-3893

Phelps County - Rolla 65402
Rolla Friends of the Animals 573-364-2428

Lawrence County - Aurora, Missouri 65605
Castaway Animal Rescue Effort (CARE) 417-875-6565

Greene County - Springfield, Missouri 65814
SNAP 417-823-7627

If you find any of the above spay/neuter information is incorrect,
or if you know another low-cost clinic to recommend, please
call Rescue Me! at 1-800-800-2099 with this information.
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