Breed Specific Legislation READ MORE >> Posted March 19, 2014 – The Missouri Alliance for Animal Legislation opposes local ordinances banning the ownership of dogs based on breed.
At the same time, we support the authority of municipalities to regulate the humane treatment of dogs if such ordinances or policies are focused on appropriate care, housing, health or general welfare.
Horse Racing Exposed: Drugs, Deception and DeathREAD MORE >> Posted March 20, 2014 – Imagine being pushed beyond the point of exhaustion: the bones in your legs straining to hold up the weight of your body, your bleeding lungs incapable of taking in enough air, and you're forced to keep running despite it all. This is what life is like for racehorses who are chronically drugged by trainers in order to mask their pain and enhance their performance.
Chicago Bans Sale of Dogs in Pet StoresREAD MORE >> Posted March 6, 2014 – New rules prevent Chicago pet stores from using large-scale breeders. City ordinance requires dogs, cats sold in the city to come from pounds, rescue groups.
Welfare of Chickens Challenged by Missouri’s Attorney GeneralREAD MORE >> Posted March 6, 2014 – Hens in California are living the good life. Many can now lay their eggs in oversize enclosures roomy enough to stand up, lie down — even extend their wings fully without touching another bird.
Alliance Executive Director Discusses “Right-to-Farm” Ballot Initiative in Missouri Business PublicationREAD MORE >> Posted February 27, 2014 – The debate concerning right-to-farm laws is raging across several states. In November 2014, Missouri voters will consider adding a right-to-farm amendment to our state Constitution...
Posted February 5, 2014 - In a fortunate turn of events, Michael Hendrickson, Circuit Judge in Webster County Missouri,
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?
POKER FOR POOCHES FUNDRAISER CLICK HERE SAVE THE DATE! 6th Annual “Poker for Pooches” fundraising event for the Alliance is set for Friday, June 27. Mark your calendar! Details coming soon.
FUNDRAISING EVENT PICTURESCLICK HERE View pictures from our two major fundraisers—“Open Your Heart” and “Mardi Growl” 2014! Scroll down past all the Event listings to view pictures.
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.
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