Pool Paws for Humane Laws "Dog Swims"


At the end of summer, Alliance supporters and their canine companions are invited to take a refreshing dip in a local pool for fun frolics and playtime (canines can swim - humans, wading only!) Host pools in 2017 are: McNair Park Pool in St. Charles, Kirkwood Aquatic Center in Kirkwood, and Alligator's Creek Aquatic Center in O'Fallon. Half of the entry fee for these events goes to the Alliance on behalf of animal welfare.  It's a great way to wind down the summer. Click on the image to see some fun pix from McNair Park Pool thus far! ​​

APA Canine Carnival


​Every October, the Animal Protective Association (APA) hosts their "Canine Carnival" at Tilles Park in St. Louis. Humans and canines alike come together to enjoy games, prizes, treats, music, food trucks and an opportunity to experience community outreach. It's a great opportunity to advocate and educate on animal welfare issues. It's also a perfect time for the Alliance to meet with current supporters and sign up new ones. Hope to see every in 2017!

Bark in the Park

​Saturday, May 20, 2017


​Every year, St. Louisans  celebrate Earth Day in the nation's "best city park". In 2017, this celebration took place over a 2 day period, during which time the Alliance hosted a table and spoke with fellow animal welfare advocates and environmentally conscious citizens. We enjoyed spending time with new volunteers as well as some "regulars", and all are so greatly appreciated! Did you know that there are bills on the docket in the Missouri Legislature that impact not just animals but our immediate environment? For more info, click here.

Humane Day at the Capitol 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017


​Every spring, hundreds of supporters across the state gather in Jefferson City to ask our legislators to push for stronger animal-protection laws. 


Humane Day was a great success this year! We had productive meetings with several key state senators who visited with us in the rotunda. Most importantly, your visits to your legislators paid off. We heard from several legislators who actually changed their positions on several animal bills because of your visits with them. Congratulations to all who came to Humane Day in Jefferson City. Your efforts truly made a difference!​​​

Hope for the Animals Day

Sunday, August 13, 2017 


Every year in August, OpSpot hosts a wonderful event in Tower Grove Park (St. Louis), whereby services are offered at a very low cost, ranging from spay/neuter and vaccinations to nail clipping and micro-chipping. The Alliance is typically on hand to support our friend and partner at this event, and this year was no exception!

Woofstock in Kansas City

​Sunday, May 7, 2017


​The Zona Rosa Town Center in Kansas City was hopping with activity! The Alliance was there, aided by some great volunteers and an all-around fun crowd. Prizes, races, food, and vendors of all sorts were on hand to promote animal awareness and canine companionship.  It was a beautiful day to be a dog!

St. Louis Pet Expo


The first weekend of November 2016, the Alliance participated in the St. Louis Pet Expo at the St.Charles Convention Center. We worked with volunteers, signed up new supporters, answered questions, and advocated for animal welfare. This event takes place every year and offers a great opportunity to educate the public and reach out to fellow animal advocates. We hope to see our supporters at the 2017 Pet Expo!

St. Louis Earth Day

​Sat/Sun April 22/23, 2017


​Every year, St. Louisans  celebrate Earth Day in the nation's "best city park". In 2017, this celebration took place over a 2 day period, during which time the Alliance hosted a table and spoke with fellow animal welfare advocates and environmentally conscious citizens. We enjoyed spending time with new volunteers as well as some "regulars", and all are so greatly appreciated! Did you know that there are bills on the docket in the Missouri Legislature that impact not just animals but our immediate environment? For more info, click here.

Baileys' Range - Community Table Night

​Monday, May 22, 2017


​If you aren't yet familiar with Baileys' Range (a local dining establishment in downtown St. Louis) - you should be! It's a hip, fun and easily accessible restaurant off Olive St. Everything is made from scratch with something for everyone. Baileys' Range is committed to "giving back" to the St. Louis community, promoting a non-profit group each month whereby they donate proceeds from a designated evening's sales.


These are awesome ways to support a cause, and we are grateful to Baileys' Range and other partners who share in a sense of community welfare, both human and animal. For more info on Baileys' Range Community Table and how it works, click on the image.

Much Love to Our Fabulous Sponsors:


Harriet L. Felman Trust ~ Helix Realty ~ Dale & TJ Lindhorst ~ David & Kelly Backes ~ Nancy Grove ~ Joe Hanon


 Joseph & Gwenn Mathews ~ Guy Link (Cornerstone Insurance Group) ~ Mary Massey (Red Key Realty) ~ Gary Burger (Burger Law)

Hoppy Hour at Craft Beer Cellar Clayton


On Thursday, December 8, 2016 the Alliance teamed up with animal lovers Craft Beer Cellar Clayton where they donated 100% of their Happy Hour proceeds to the Alliance! Turnout was moderate (it was VERY cold that evening!) but we still managed to raise a couple hundred dollars for the animals. We're looking forward to holding another fun "Hoppy Hour" in the Spring, so stay tuned - and BRING YOUR DOG - Craft Beer Cellar Clayton is animal-friendly!


Missouri Alliance for Animal Legislation

                 

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Past Events 

The Missouri Alliance for Animal Legislation is dedicated to educating the public about the plight of animal welfare in the state. There are numerous events throughout the year (both fundraising and tabling) offering excellent opportunities for outreach and awareness. Here are a few of the events in which we've participated over the past 12 to 24 months - many of which are regularly scheduled activities. 


If you have any suggestions for an event that might benefit from our presence, please email us at admin@maal.org.

Dog by Dog


Currently available for viewing on Netflix, the documentary "Dog by Dog" premiered at the Landmark Cinema Frontenac Plaza in St. Louis on January 14, 2016. Thanks to an anonymous sponsor on behalf of the Missouri Alliance for Animal Legislation, all ticket purchases benefitted the Alliance (as well as the 5414 Productions DBD Educational Fund.) 

An interesting fact about the film: the film team spent 10 days in Missouri, and the battle over Prop B (the puppy mill bill that was defeated) is a featured segment of the film. Interviews with Alliance Executive Director Bob Baker are also featured.

Open Your Heart Gala "In Our Wildest Dreams" 


The annual Open Your Heart Gala is the Alliance's most important fundraiser. It provides up to one-third of the organization's budget which, as a non-profit, depends solely on the generosity of supporters.


The event was held at the amazing Lucas Park Grille in downtown St. Louis, and was a fantastic way for fellow advocates to come together and connect over food, fellowship and to learn about the latest issues, victories, and challenges. The evening delivered on food and fun, and 2017's Open Your Heart was our most successful one ever!


This fundraiser is open to the public so we hope you'll join us (again) next year!


To see photos of this year's event, click here or click on the image. 

Mardi Growl


 In the past, "Mardi Growl" has offered Kansas City area supporters a fun and vibrant venue in which to engage and enjoy festivities, while helping raise awareness and funding for the Alliance's work.