Alliance Executive Director Receives “Hamaker Achievement Award” READ MORE >> Posted December 9, 2013 – The Killuminati Foundation presented its Hamaker Lifetime Achievement Award to the Alliance’s Executive Director Bob Baker at its annual Project Puppy Gala on November 2 in Springfield. The Killuminati Foundation stated that it was very excited to award Bob with the Hamaker Award “for Bob’s dedication and achievement to animal welfare."
New Way to Report Puppy Mill Cruelty READ MORE >> Posted December 9, 2013 - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has made it easier for the public to report suspected abuse or neglect at a puppy mill. The USDA has created a new online form for members of the public to submit their concerns about animals that are covered under the Animal Welfare Act and the Horse Protection Act.
Saga on Horse Slaughter Continues READ MORE >> Posted November 4, 2013 – A lawsuit by horse advocates to stop the opening of horse slaughter plants in the U.S. was dismissed by a federal judge on Friday. This dismissal could permit the slaughtering of horses once again in this country. The last horse slaughterhouses closed in 2007 but last week’s ruling appears to open the door to this cruel activity.
Dr. Jon Hagler Leaves Post as Director of Agriculture READ MORE >> Posted November 4, 2013 - Dr. Jon Hagler has recently announced that he has stepped down as Missouri’s Director of Agriculture to return to academia. Dr. Hagler has served as Director since 2009 when Governor Nixon selected him to head up the agency. During his tenure, Dr. Hagler has made remarkable progress on behalf of animal welfare and his accomplishments have been greatly appreciated by all who care about animals.
Battle Against Puppy Mills Yielding ResultsREAD MORE >> Posted October 4, 2013 - Dogs early winners as 1,100 puppy mills shut down in Missouri. Puppy millers are licking their wounds as over 1,100 commercial dog breeders and brokers in the State of Missouri have shut their doors over the past 4 years.
Posted October 14, 2013 – Last year Congress re-appropriated funding for the inspection of horse slaughter plants
ALLIANCE 2013 HOLIDAY CARD WINNERCLICK HERE Congratulations to Serena Boschert and her winning card design “The Gift of Love”. Holiday cards are now available for purchase through the Alliance--Pack of 10 for $12.00.
OPEN YOUR HEART 2014 FundraiserCLICK HERE The 2014 “Open Your Heart” fundraiser is set for February 23, 2014. Click here to buy tickets, preview the auctions, sponsor the event and much more. Don’t miss this yearly event!
2014 “FACE OF THE ALLIANCE”CLICK HERE Congratulations to Tag Storey, our 2014 Face of the Alliance. Click here to view the Faces of the Alliance 2014 calendar and place your order.
ALLIANCE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES CLICK HERE The Alliance needs volunteer help at community events this spring, summer and fall. Please view our Events listing and contact us to help! Thank you!!
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