Missouri Alliance for Animal Legislation

                 

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          Animal Abuse Hotlines

There are several avenues available for reporting dog and cat breeders in Missouri, as follows:


To report unlicensed breeders, click here:  Operation Bark Alert


To report substandard conditions at a dog or cat breeder's facility, click here:  ACFA Program Inquiry


To follow up on either of the above complaints, you can contact Matt Rold, ACFA Coordinator at 573-751-3076 or Matt.Rold@mda.mo.gov.



Additionally, for anyone with information about unlicensed dog breeders, substandard dog breeders or pet stores (and the sale of sick dogs from dog breeders or pet stores), you can file a complaint with the Missouri Attorney General's Agriculture & Environment Division by clicking here:  Canine Cruelty Complaint


To follow up on a complaint filed with the Attorney General's office, you can contact Shawna Bligh at 573-751-8847 or Shawna.Bligh@ago.mo.gov.




If you encounter animal abuse/neglect, or sick and injured strays, please report it to any of the following Animal Abuse Hotlines:


Humane Society of Missouri (St. Louis City and St. Louis County)

314-647-4400 (Animal Cruelty Task Force) OR 800-383-9835



Citizens Service Bureau (St. Louis City) 

314-622-4800



Stray Rescue of St. Louis (St. Louis City)

314-771-6121 ext 232



St. Louis County Animal Care and Control (including violations of tethering ordinances)

314-615-1777



Kansas City Animal Control (Kansas City) 
816-513-1313  (after 7pm, contact KCPD at 816-234-5111)


Jefferson County Humane Society (Jefferson County)

INVESTIGATIONS ONLY

314-952-6413



Missouri and Illinois Bi-State Wildlife Hotline

1-855-945-3435  OR  636-492-1610  OR  wildlifehotline.com



Pet FBI

Info about what to do if you've lost a pet:  petfbi.org​​