Puppies Infect Humans With Bacterial IllnessThe CDC says a new bacterial outbreak has sickened 39 people in seven states, including Missouri, all cases transmitted by puppies.
Humane Society: Missouri is Heart of Puppy Mill IndustryThe U.S. Humane Society's John Goodwin attributes the infamous distinction to Missouri legislators.
Alleged Puppy Mill Sues Humane Society in Missouri Supreme CourtMary Smith claims the U.S. Humane Society calling her kennel one of the state's "dirty dozen," defamed her and invaded her right to privacy as a private citizen.
Humane Society: Missouri Remains a Top Puppy Mill StateThe 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.
Bill Aims To End Illinois Puppy Mill SalesPet shops could only sell dogs & cats from animal shelters, not commercial breeders.
Missouri Remains Among Nation's Worst for Puppy MillsMany Missouri puppy mill owners are repeat offenders and some have dropped their U.S. Department of Agriculture licenses to avoid federal scrutiny and regulations.
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.
36 Dogs Rescued From Puppy Mill in Christian CountyAll the dogs were housed in stacked crates left in the home owner's basement.
Missouri Nips Another Dog BreederAttorney General Chris Koster's office reports the operator of JJ Kennel, repeatedly refused to allow Department of Agriculture inspections of her breeding facility
Rallies For and Against Repeal of Prop BGovernor Nixon pushing for compromise on the dog breeding law.
Nixon's Prop B Compromise May Be Non-StarterLawmakers push back after Governor announces agreement on puppy mill law
USDA Fails to Crack Down on Puppy MillsSome kennels haven't had a visit from federal inspectors in more than a year.