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Missouri Remains Among Nation’s Worst for Puppy Mills

Many Missouri puppy mill owners are repeat offenders and some have dropped their U.S. Department of Agriculture licenses to avoid federal scrutiny and regulations.


4 month old, female, gray tabby domestic shorthair

Jerseyville Animal Shelter Struggles To Stay Open

Riverbend Humane Society in Jerseyville owner Frank Anderson says that because of the tough economy, the shelter has been taking in large numbers of animals.


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Trooper Going To A New Home… But Not Adopted Yet

It’s another big step in his on-going recovery, Trooper, the pit bull puppy that survived being dragged down an area interstate just before Thanksgiving is leaving the Humane Society office on Macklind Ave.


Benetta Johnson of East St. Louis

East St. Louis Woman Charged in Puppy Dragged Down Interstate Case

41-year-old Benetta Johnson of East St. Louis is charged with misdemeanor animal abuse.



Dog Dragging Case Partially Solved

Man comes forward with a story for police



40 Chihuahuas Removed from Missouri Home

More than 40 small dogs and a rabbit have been removed from an unlicensed breeding facility in western Missouri and are now in the care of the Humane Society of Missouri in St. Louis.


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.


7/19/12-Still looking dazed nearly 48 hours after a 5-alarm fire destroyed their homes, former tenants of the apartments at 3949 Lindell Blvd. shuffled back to try and get into their units and salvage what they could. They were told only essentials could be taken for now, and that it could be weeks before they're allowed back in to get the rest of their belongings. "It stinks!," said Michael Daniel. "Not much I can do about it right now, though, so I just want to see what I got and we can move forward." (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Memorial Service Held For Pets at 3949 Lindell Apartments

It’s not clear how many animals died.


St. Louis firefighters work to contain a fire on the roof of an apartment building during a five alarm fire in St. Louis on July 17, 2012. Nearly 200 apartments in the complex were involved after a fire spread throughout the roof of the buildings.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

UPDATE: Fire Survivors Asking “What Do I Do Now?”

Red Cross CEO Cindy Erickson says “Our priority today is really helping them with what do I in the next 24 hours,”


HSMO Boxer Rescue 6-19-12 (2)

Who Burned a Boxer Puppy?

“Sonny” the purebred Boxer puppy sedated.




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