Man charged with cutting off his pet’s paw.
A man showed up about two years ago and sold about 50 alligators before police ran him out of town.
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.