A Belleville man is charged with cruelty to animals for leaving his dog chained outside in the sub-zero temperatures.
The City of St. Louis Animal Care and Control department says failure to provide proper shelter and care for pets in extreme temperatures could be prosecuted as cruelty to animals.
Kyle Busby, 21, alleges the puppies were in deplorable health so he slit their throats and left them in a creek.
An adult male pit bull named Zeus was found Aug. 27 in a neighbor’s yard with extensive burns after his owner reported the dog missing near the intersection of Amelia Avenue and Bircher Boulevard.
Humane Society worker suspects animal cruelty, not traffic accidents.
Thirty-year-old Curtis Cleary pleaded guilty to aggravated animal cruelty.
Allen Thompson will serve 30 months probation for killing central Illinois girfriend’s pet Chihuahua.
Witnesses saw Michael Thomas allegedly mistreating the yellow, 3-month-old female Labrador as he tried to walk it for several blocks.
The group “Mercy for Animals” brings it’s nationwide anti farm animal cruelty campaign to St. Louis.
Terry Roy is charged with felony count of aggravated cruelty to animals.