VOTE NO ON AMENDMENT 1 – Right-to-Farm Ballot InitiativeREAD MORE>> Posted June 30, 2014 – Mislabeled as “Right to Farm”, this proposed constitutional amendment is not about the right to farm; such a right currently exists. Rather, this legislation, in its original form, was intended to repeal the Canine Cruelty Prevention Act, which substantially improved standards of care for dogs housed in commercial breeding establishments.
PLEASE THANK OUR ANIMAL-FRIENDLY LEGISLATORS TODAY!READ MORE >> Posted May 29, 2014 – Several Missouri legislators were willing to stand up for animal welfare and stop detrimental legislation this year. Please review our list of these courageous legislators and let them know how much you appreciate their efforts to do the right thing and protect animals.
ALL ANIMALS CAN COME OUT FROM HIDINGREAD MORE >> Posted May 19, 2014 -Missouri Legislature Now Out of Session – End of Session Report. This year, we witnessed another all-out war on animals in Jefferson City with an onslaught of more than 25 destructive bills that attempted to repeal or seriously weaken our state laws mandating the humane treatment of animals. Mercifully, the animals escaped virtually unscathed from this hostile legislative session.
Minnesota Passes Puppy Mill LawREAD MORE >> Posted May 29, 2014 - Due to encouragement from the passage of the Canine Cruelty Prevention Act in Missouri, animal advocates in Minnesota worked tirelessly to pass their own law to protect dogs confined in abusive and neglectful puppy mills.
Breed Specific LegislationREAD MORE >> Updated June 3, 2014 – The Alliance has issued a position statement and updated fact sheet regarding breed specific legislation introduced in the Missouri Legislature for 2014.
The Missouri Legislature has adjourned for the year. To view our End-of-Session Report for the 2014 Legislative Session
Alliance “HOLIDAY CARD” ContestCLICK HERE The Alliance’s annual holiday card contest is underway. Submit your artistic design or photo before August 31. The general public will vote for their favorite! The ultimate winner will become the Alliance’s official holiday card for 2014. Click the link above for contest rules and other important information.
POOL PAWS DOG SWIMS ARE COMING!CLICK HERE The Alliance’s annual Pool Paws Dog Swims are coming soon. Plan to bring your family of dogs for an end-of-season dip in several community pools. Click above for a copy of the Pool Paws flyer with information on entry fees, rules and locations.
WAYS TO HELP THE ALLIANCECLICK HERE It’s that time of year when community events are popping up all over Missouri. The Alliance will attend many of them with a booth to distribute information and encourage those interested to sign-up for e-alerts and monthly newsletter. We need your help at these events! Can you volunteer?
FUNDRAISING EVENT PICTURESCLICK HERE View pictures from our two major fundraisers—“Open Your Heart” and “Mardi Growl” 2014, and Pool Paws 2013! Scroll down past all the Event listings to view pictures.
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