CANINE CRUELTY PREVENTION UNIT

FAQs about Canine Cruelty

  • What should I do if the animal I purchased is sick or diseased?

  • Who should I contact to find out if an animal care facility is licensed?

  • Who should I contact to find out information about an animal care facility’s inspection history?

  • What should I do if I think someone is harming a pet?

  • What is animal neglect?

  • Who should I contact if I have been bitten by a dog?

  • I have heard of Puppy Mills. What is a puppy mill and is it against the law?

  • Who should I contact if I have questions about my animals' health certification?

  • We don't have a leash law in our town; what do I do about animals on the highway?

  • How do I know if an animal is too thin?

  • In Missouri, who is responsible for enforcing the animal laws?

  • My neighbor has about 30 dogs at their house. Can they have that many animals?

  • What is animal abuse?

  • Is animal abuse a crime?




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