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(File photo of breeding facility) Humane Society of Missouri

Federal Crackdown Could Help Regulate Mo. Puppy Mills

The new crackdown will force these breeders to apply for federal licenses. Up until now, in Missouri repeat puppy mill offenders have bypassed receiving the federal license.


(File photo of breeding facility) Humane Society of Missouri

Is Mo Shedding Image as ‘Puppy Mill Capitol”?

Two years ago, images of matted and diseased dogs in tiny wire cages helped spur changes in Missouri law.


Koster Caught Using Puppy Mills for Politics

Tweet asked you to sign up to stop abusive breeding; form put you on campaign mailer instead


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Missouri Puppy Mill Shut Down

One of the dogs is blind; several appeared to have eye problems and matted coats.


Shipment of seized dogs arrives at Humane Society St. Louis

Missouri Dog Breeding Heats Up

Several humane groups have voiced concerns that increased costs for the state licenses of animal shelters could cause financial problems for those facilities.


(File photo of breeding facility) Humane Society of Missouri

Undercover Report: 3,000 Missouri Puppies Exported To New York In 4 Months

HSUS releases findings of hidden-camera investigation


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Hundreds of Missouri Dog Breeders Rolling Over

30% of breeding kennels have left the business in face of new regulations


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Humane Society Backs Missouri Initiative

The initiative would make it harder for lawmakers to change voter-approved measures, such as last year’s dog-breeding law.


Humane Society veterinarian examines rescue pup (Megan Lynch/KMOX Radio)

UPDATE: Humane Society Takes in Breeder’s Dogs

SW Mo kennel cited for filthy conditions, sick animals


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First Dog Breeder Cited under New Law

The new law was signed by Gov. Nixon this spring.