(Photo by Jill Bock, Staff)
SIKESTON - If volunteers at the Sikeston Area Humane Society were paid in tail wags and excited barks, they would be rich.
Each day the 70 to 80 dogs kept by the local Humane Society watch expectantly as the volunteers arrive. The volunteers offer the dogs a chance to exercise and more importantly a bit of love.
Karla Nabert said the dogs easily recognize the regulars who volunteer, including her 4-year-old son. While she appreciates the wags, the most rewarding moment, she said, is when an animal finds a loving home.
"It's a good feeling," she said.
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