A Jefferson County man is sentenced to six months in jail and six months probation for killing two puppies he claimed were “sick.”
The owner in Carter County planned to load them into a truck and dump them at the side of the highway.
The Humane Society of Missouri says its Animal Cruelty Task Force has rescued 10 critically ill basset hound puppies from a Missouri breeding facility.
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Staff at the Humane Society of Missouri nicknamed the 5-month-old black Lab mix “Wilson” because the cord had caused his head to swell to the size of a soccer ball.
The Humane Society is offering a cash reward for persons who may have information regarding the dead puppy and its siblings that are still alive.
The Humane Society says the dead female boxer-mix puppy was found Tuesday behind a vacant house in the St. Louis County town of Overland.
The dogs, of various mixed breeds including terriers, Akitas, Labrador Retrievers and Beagles, are thin and suffering from parasites.
The Humane Society is rescuing 41 Australian Shepherds from a southwestern Missouri breeder who is going out of business.
Puppies from Stray Rescue will be taken care of by prison inmates.