Jefferson County Animal Control ordered to stop euthanizing animals

Thursday, February 18, 2010 | 9:09 a.m. CST; updated 9:33 a.m. CST, Thursday, February 18, 2010

BARNHART — The Jefferson County Animal Control center has been ordered by the state to stop euthanizing animals, following a St. Louis Post-Dispatch story revealing that the center used controlled substances to euthanize dogs without a veterinarian present.