We are gearing up for the 2018 CoMoGives Campaign!

We are gearing up for the 2018 CoMoGives Campaign!

The CoMoGives campaign will collect donations on behalf of 122 Columbia area nonprofits, to include Unchained Melodies Dog Rescue, from…

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Happy Dog! Coloring Book – Community Education Program

Happy Dog! Coloring Book – Community Education Program

Unchained Melodies believes in early education to teach children responsible pet ownership. We are thrilled to announce our new coloring…

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HUGE Victory For the Dogs of Columbia, MO!

HUGE Victory For the Dogs of Columbia, MO!

Tethering Ordinance Passes Unanimously at the City Counsel meeting on June 4th No “unsupervised tethering” for dogs in our City!…

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Central Mo Pet Pantry

Central Mo Pet Pantry

We are proud to announce the opening of the Central MO Pet Pantry! The Pet Pantry is located within The…

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It’s HOT!

It’s HOT!

This is one of the worst times of the year for dogs that languish out at the end of a…

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Star and her 7 Puppies

Star and her 7 Puppies

This Momma and her seven (7), 5-week old pups were found along a gravel road in Houstonia, MO on 12/27/17…

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Don’t leave them out in the cold …

Don’t leave them out in the cold …

WINTER.  It is here.  The temperatures all around the country will fall to single digits and below 0.  This is…

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Reba: Forever a Foster Dog

Reba: Forever a Foster Dog

  Hi there!  I’m Michelle Bird, a foster parent for UMDR.  I’ve been asked to guest blog this month which…

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Bittersweet – The Life of a Foster

Bittersweet – The Life of a Foster

Today, little Jolene was adopted. She was a mere 14 weeks old and had been with us for a month…

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It’s Hot Out There!

It’s Hot Out There!

This week was the beginning of the scorching hot temperatures in mid-Missouri and even though we work tirelessly all year…

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Hi, My Name is Ozzie

Hi, My Name is Ozzie

****UPDATE**** 05/2017: Ozzie, the sweetest dog on the planet who has endured so much abuse and neglect suffered yet another set…

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Break the Chain

Break the Chain

Confining a Dog is a Silent Killer by Melody Whitworth Every dog deserves to live as part of his/her human…

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Vox Article Featuring Max of Unchained Melodies

Vox Article Featuring Max of Unchained Melodies

Please read the VOX Magazine article featuring Max. VOX Magazine: Free Fido: Max’s Unchained Melody BY ELAINA STEINGARD JUN 23,…

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Save Missouri Dogs!

Save Missouri Dogs!

Ask your legislator to support HB 1811, sponsored by Rep. Ron Hicks, to get rid of breed discrimination HB 1811…

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