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Humane Society: Missouri Remains a Top Puppy Mill State

The Humane Society of the United State has released it’s Horrible Hundred list of worst puppy mill states in the U.S., and Missouri lands at the top, again.


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Bill Aims To End Illinois Puppy Mill Sales

Pet shops could only sell dogs & cats from animal shelters, not commercial breeders.


(File photo of breeding facility) Humane Society of Missouri

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.


Jefferson City, MO

Override of Dog Bill Promps Call for Change

These proposals come less than a year after lawmakers overrode voter’s passage of Proposition B, legislation regulating Missouri dog-breeders.


Shipment of seized dogs arrives at Humane Society St. Louis

36 Dogs Rescued From Puppy Mill in Christian County

All the dogs were housed in stacked crates left in the home owner’s basement.


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Missouri Nips Another Dog Breeder

Attorney General Chris Koster’s office reports the operator of JJ Kennel, repeatedly refused to allow Department of Agriculture inspections of her breeding facility


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Rallies For and Against Repeal of Prop B

Governor Nixon pushing for compromise on the dog breeding law.


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Nixon’s Prop B Compromise May Be Non-Starter

Lawmakers push back after Governor announces agreement on puppy mill law


Photo/The Humane Society of the United States

USDA Fails to Crack Down on Puppy Mills

Some kennels haven’t had a visit from federal inspectors in more than a year.


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So Much for Will of the People

Senate gave initial approval to the repeal legislation



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