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.
Updated August 7, 2014 – Mayor Francis Slay takes credit for holding down the opposing vote in the City of St. Lou
WHO WILL BE THE NEXT “FACE OF THE ALLIANCE” FOR 2015?CLICK HERE The Alliance’s annual “Face of the Alliance” pet photo contest is now underway. From August 1 through August 31, you can enter your pet to become the next “Face of the Alliance”. Click the link above for all the rules, entry form and other important information.
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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