animal cruelty

One of the 16 dogs of various breeds rescued today from horrendous, filthy conditions on a property in Wright City, Mo., by the Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force.  All are suffering from severe matting, internal and external parasites, ear and eye infections.  They will be treated and cared for by HSMO veterinarians and shelter staff and eventually made available for adoption. (HSMO)

78 Animals Rescued from Deplorable Conditions in Wright City

Besides dogs and cats, rabbits, chickens, ducks, goats, a pig and one Cockatoo were removed.



Pets Hate Winter Cold, Too

St. Louis animal control says tickets will be written if animal cruelty cases spotted


Photo courtesy of Saint Louis County Animal Care and Control

UPDATE: Animal Control Looking for Driver Who Threw Dog From Vehicle

The organization says “Lucky” the dog was brought in by someone who witnessed him being thrown from a vehicle while driving on I-70.


Stock photo of Basset Hounds. Photo: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Humane Society Rescues 10 Basset Hound Puppies

The Humane Society of Missouri says its Animal Cruelty Task Force has rescued 10 critically ill basset hound puppies from a Missouri breeding facility.


A police photo of animal abuse suspect Adrienne Martin on July 25, 2013.-

Judge Denies Reduced Bond for Woman Accused of Setting Dog on Fire

Adrienne Martin is accused of setting ‘Brownie’ on fire and then bragging about it on Facebook.



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.



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.


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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.


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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.


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.



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