Starving and Abused Dogs Seized in Missouri, Owners Arrested

April 2004

PETA contacted authorities in Ludlow, Missouri, about abused and starving animals at a local residence. Authorities found two emaciated dead dogs in the backyard, seized five starving and abused dogs, and arrested the owners.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind