http://news.stlpublicradio.org en City of St. Louis, Stray Rescue fighting animal abuse http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/city-st-louis-stray-rescue-fighting-animal-abuse <p>The <a href="http://stlouis.missouri.org/government/">City of St. Louis</a> and <a href="http://strayrescue.org/">Stray Rescue</a> are taking additional measures to encourage responsible pet ownership in the City of St. Louis.</p><p>This week, the City's Animal Control Officers will begin issuing tickets for fines from $100 to $500 for those who violate city animal laws and ordinances. The City will also enforce animal abuse violations, including illegal chaining and dogfighting.</p> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 21:32:19 +0000 Julie Bierach & Kelsey Proud 127 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org City of St. Louis, Stray Rescue fighting animal abuse