February 5, 2015 – A bill introduced early in the legislative session seeks to hold a person liable for voicing concerns about the safety of food from animals raised on factory farms. The language in this bill is similar to an existing law in Texas that resulted in Oprah Winfre
January 6, 2015 – We had previously asked our supporters to contact Senator Claire McCaskill and ask her to sign on as a co-sponsor of the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act which would help eliminate the cruel practice of “soring” horses. CLICK HERE to read more.
The FBI has announced that the Bureau will now start tracking incidences of animal abuse. A crime against an animal will now be recorded in an individual category and not simply be itemized as a miscellaneous crime. CLICK HERE to read more.
April 11, 2013 – The St. Louis, Mo., woman, accused of being responsible for the near fatal dragging death of a pit bull mix puppy, was found guilty of misdemeanor animal abuse on Thursday. CLICK HERE to read full article.
September 28, 2012 – People who abuse animals often go on to commit crimes against people, officials say, which is why the police department is dedicating an officer to investigate animal abuse cases full time. READ MORE>>
The Attorney General’s Office is committed to the protection of the health and welfare of dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens in the state of Missouri. For too long, Missouri has suffered from a poor reputation as a haven for “puppy mills.” Our goal is to change that reputati