Dogs Deserve Better is a nonprofit organization dedicated to freeing the chained/penned dog, and bringing our 'best friend' into the home and family as a companion pet. Dogs Deserve Better Missouri educates, legislates and rescues the chained/penned backyard in Mid-Missouri . The goal of this organization is to advocate for the chained/penned backyard dog who has no voice and cannot protect themselves from the many detriments of being confined in such a manner. Dogs Deserve Better Missouri educates owners and the community, and offers many free services to include vetting, fencing and re-homing of dogs and most importantly, raises awareness in the community regarding this issue.