Animal Welfare

File photo of a hen. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Urban Hens Often Abandoned Once Egg-Laying Ends

Five chickens live in artist Alicia Rheal’s backyard in Madison, Wis., and when they age out of laying eggs, they may become chicken dinner.


Humane Society veterinarian examines rescue pup (Megan Lynch/KMOX Radio)

UPDATE: Humane Society Takes in Breeder’s Dogs

SW Mo kennel cited for filthy conditions, sick animals


MO Puppy Mills

Animals Rescued from Rescue Group

Bonne Terre shelter failed repeat inspections


Overnight America with Jon Grayson

Overnight America – Monday, February 21st

On Monday’s Overnight America, we take a look at weird pizza toppings, Colorado Medical Marijuana laws and a new group of animal welfare advocates.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–02/21/2011

Feds say they're now sitting on bad dog breeders

WASHINGTON D.C. (KMOX) –  Six months after an investigation revealed terrible lapses in the federal dog breeding inspection program, agriculture officials say they’re cracking down.


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