Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Dogwood Animal Shelter in Osage Beach, MIssouri

This awesome shelter was established in 1976. They do not receive tax funding and are a 501 (c) charitable organization. They are supported entirely by donations, Dogwood Thrift Shop revenue, memberships and special fundraisers. They are a No-Kill shelter and low-cost spay and neuter clinic. They provide care and shelter for 250-300 dogs and cats consistently. They average 650-700 adoptions yearly which is a fabulous number here folks !!! They provide roughly 2000 low cost spay and neuters for the public each year. They are a large, visitor friendly shelter located at 1075 Runabout Drive in Osage Beach between Mexicala Blues restaurant and Evergreen business. They are open Monday through Saturday and can be reached at (573) 348-4411. There Dogwood Thrift Shop is located at 311 S. Bus. Hwy 5, Camdenton is a large thrift store that is always looking appreciative of good quality donation items to sell in their thrift store. If you are interested in adopting a pet or volunteering at the shelter or thrift store give them a call or visit their website at
If the plight of homeless pets saddens you, then you already have the most important and powerful tool - Compassion !!! By volunteering at Dogwood, you can make a difference and help change lives.

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