Dog Rescue Planned in Rural Howell County

Josh Schwartzkopf

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – As part of a joint effort, 135 puppies and adult dogs are being rescued from a dog breeding facility in rural Howell County, Missouri.

The Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force and the Missouri Department of Agriculture are rescuing the animals. The owner has decided to close the facility and has agreed to place the dogs in the custody of the Humane Society.

The dog breeds include Beagle, Boston Terrier, Cocker Spaniel, French Bull Dog, Pug, Miniature Poodle, Miniature Schnauzer, Shih Tzu, Yorkshire Terrier and mixed of thos breeds.

The dogs will be taken to the Humane Society’s headquartes on Macklind Avenue in St. Louis where they will receive veterinary examinations, treatment and, if necessary, spaying and neutering prior to being put up for adoption.

Anyone interested in adopting one of these dogs can go the Humane Society’s website to learn more.

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