WHAT A DIFFERENCE A LAW CAN MAKEREAD MORE >> Posted August 26, 2014 - In what is the first in-depth look at the Canine Cruelty Prevention Act (CCPA) since its passage in 2011, the Columbia Missourian, in a three-part series, reports on the dramatic difference this law has made in addressing the puppy mill issue in the state.
USDA SAYS NO TO FOREIGN PUPPY MILLSREAD MORE >> Posted August 26, 2014 – A six-year-old victory for dogs is finally being implemented by the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Farm Bill, passed by Congress in 2008, contained an amendment prohibiting the importation of puppies less than 6 months of age for the purpose of resale.
RIGHT-TO-FARM “AMENDMENT 1” BARELY PASSESREAD MORE>> Posted August 6, 2014 –Sadly, the Right to Farm Amendment to our state constitution passed at the ballot box on Tuesday with 50.1 percent of the votes cast. Originally, political pundits predicted that the initiative would pass by an overwhelming majority; instead it squeaked by with such a small margin that there will, in all probability, be a recount.
PUREBRED = INBREDCLICK HERE>> August 5, 2014 – The Bizarre Truth About Purebred Dogs (And Why Mutts Are Better). To view the video, click above.
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.
In a disappointing development, Ed Sayres, who has served as president of the ASPCA from 2003 until last year, is now go
“FACE OF THE ALLIANCE” WINNER!CLICK HERE Congratulations to HOPE Canney who is the "Face of the Alliance" for 2015. She will begin her reign in January. To view the other 11 contest winners who will appear in the "Faces of the Alliance" 2015 calendar, click on the link above.
Alliance “HOLIDAY CARD” Contest Winner!CLICK HERE Congratulations to Artist Melissa Rohr Gindling! Her artwork, Animal Holiday Party, will be the cover of the Alliance's 2014 holiday card. To see the top 5 voted designs and more information, click the link above.
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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