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.


Photo courtesy of the Humane Society of Missouri.

Dog Theft Becomes Problem in St. Louis Area

Mutts-n-Stuff, a St. Louis based non-profit, has tips and guidelines to keep your pets safe.


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$100,000 Matching Grant Program for Stray Rescue Begins Tuesday

Another week left in special $10 adoption program to ease overcrowding at shelter.


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Bridgeton Woman Sentenced in Accidental Dog-Dragging Case

34-year-old Amy Taylor of Bridgeton was sentenced to the shock time on Friday and ordered to pay veterinary bills for the 2-year-old dog, Coco.


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A Guide To The Saint Louis Zoo

Make sure you have the best day planned with this guide to the Saint Louis Zoo.



Protest Scheduled at UniverSoul Circus in Florissant

“[Elephants] are trained using tasers now, and electrical rods. They are caged 96 percent of their lives and they are not provided with adequate conditions in transferring them.”


The rescued dogs and cats will arrive Tuesday evening at the Humane Society of Missouri’s Headquarters on Macklind Avenue in St. Louis, Mo.

32 Animals Taken from Southern Missouri Property

The Humane Society says many of the animals taken from the property near Galena are severely underweight and had little access to food or fresh water.



PETA Unhappy About Cow Deaths After I-64 Crash

Group wants Illinois to erect sign honoring cows killed in wake of accident.


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Diamond Pet Foods Issues Recall

The company said one bag tested positive for Salmonella, and the recall is being conducted as a precautionary measure


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Early Spring Brings Mosquitoes and Ticks

The warmer weather means ticks are getting hungry, so check yourself or your family members if you’re spending a lot of time outside.



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