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Dog Found Frozen, Belleville Man Charged

A Belleville man is charged with cruelty to animals for leaving his dog chained outside in the sub-zero temperatures.

01/09/2014

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St. Louis Officials On The Lookout For Pets Left Outside In Extreme Cold

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.

01/03/2014

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House Springs Man Who Killed Two Dogs Faces Littering Charge

Kyle Busby, 21, alleges the puppies were in deplorable health so he slit their throats and left them in a creek.

11/18/2013

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Reward Boosted in Case of St. Louis Dog Set Afire

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.

09/12/2013

Pit bull found dead in southeast Missouri on July 25, 2013 (courtesy: Facebook/Butters)

Dead Pit Bulls Found Near Sikeston, Mo.

Humane Society worker suspects animal cruelty, not traffic accidents.

07/26/2013

Prison

Illinois Man Gets 2.5 Years After Being Found With 70 Cats and Dogs

Thirty-year-old Curtis Cleary pleaded guilty to aggravated animal cruelty.

06/07/2013

Justice

Farmington Man Avoids Prison for Dog Cruelty

Allen Thompson will serve 30 months probation for killing central Illinois girfriend’s pet Chihuahua.

04/27/2013

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UPDATE: Man Charged After Dragging Puppy Down Alton Sidewalk

Witnesses saw Michael Thomas allegedly mistreating the yellow, 3-month-old female Labrador as he tried to walk it for several blocks.

04/02/2013

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Animal Rights Group to March in St. Louis

The group “Mercy for Animals” brings it’s nationwide anti farm animal cruelty campaign to St. Louis.

06/13/2012

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Man Accused Of Killing Kittens In Belleville

Terry Roy is charged with felony count of aggravated cruelty to animals.

05/26/2012

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