Victims had been dead for at least a few weeks
Charges sought by Humane Society, without going through police
The dogs and a cat were taken to the Humane Society’s facility in St. Louis for care.
Several humane groups have voiced concerns that increased costs for the state licenses of animal shelters could cause financial problems for those facilities.
HSUS releases findings of hidden-camera investigation
All the dogs were housed in stacked crates left in the home owner’s basement.
The dogs were rescued from a hoarder.
The initiative would make it harder for lawmakers to change voter-approved measures, such as last year’s dog-breeding law.
600 dogs and cats to be available for adoption June 25 and 26
In some cases, the owners — scrambling to find housing for themselves after 7,000 homes were destroyed, leaving nearly one-third of the city’s residents homeless — have simply given up their pets.