The tents are up and the bleachers ready as hundreds of people mill in the cold morning sunshine. They chat with old friends while keeping an indulgent eye on their children, who chase each other over and under plastic tables and up spindly trees, squealing and tossing gravel. Despite the early hour, the air... More >>>
Located a two-hour drive northwest of St. Louis, Mexico, Missouri, held one of the stateâs largest dog-breeding operations. Until October 2010, the entrance to Herman and Bonnie Schindlerâs property, seen from the county road at right, was home to nearly 1,000 dogs.