animal cruelty

Shadow of a dog on a leash. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Warrant Issued For Man Accused Of Starving 27 Dogs

Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announces the filing of animal cruelty charges against a Bolingbrook man on Wednesday.

WBBM Newsradio–06/22/2011


Amateur Operation On Dog Leads To Animal Cruelty Charge

Stewart Gibbs of the West Loop apparently thought he was smart enough to perform surgery on his dog without training – and while apparently drunk – but he ended up getting arrested on an animal cruelty charge.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

Horses Running

Woman Guilty Of Mistreating Horses

A woman has been convicted of animal cruelty and neglect after she mistreated and starved horses at a boarding facility.


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New Charges Against Animal Shelter Owner Revealed

The owner of a suburban animal shelter has been charged with practicing veterinary medicine without a license, providing rabies inoculations without a license and forging rabies certificates.


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Dogs Removed From Squalor, Owner Living In Car

Lake County Indiana Sheriff’s Department personnel raided a rural Lowell home Friday afternoon, where they found 19 dogs living in feces more than a foot deep while their owner lived inside her car.


Dazzle Painted Pasture Animal Rescue/Sanctuary

More Than 100 Animals Removed From Tinley Park Animal Shelter

A Tinley Park woman has been charged with multiple counts of animal neglect and cruelty after police rescued dozens of animals from the animal sanctuary she runs.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2011

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West Side Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty

A Chicago woman who was charged with 32 counts of animal cruelty last year was arrested again on Saturday.


Photo Of Phillip Rinn. (Kane County Sheriff Booking Photo)

Man Due Back In Court For Beating Dog

A suburban man is due back in court next month in an animal cruelty case.

WBBM Newsradio–12/30/2010

Diane Eldrup (Lake County Sheriff's Department)

Several Dead Dogs Found Inside Animal Shelter

As many as a dozen dogs have been found dead inside an northwest suburban animal shelter.

WBBM Newsradio–12/17/2010


Driver Tosses Puppy Out Of Car Window

Someone tossed a dog out of the driver’s side window of a vehicle busy North Avenue in Elmhurst.


Photo Of Phillip Rinn. (Kane County Sheriff Booking Photo)

Dog Missing After Given To Animal Abuser

AURORA, Ill. (STMW) – Jamie Cotner thought he was sending his pet of six years to a good home. The west suburban Aurora man gave Eve away after he realized the sweet-natured pit bull-greyhound mix […]


Photo Of Phillip Rinn. (Kane County Sheriff Booking Photo)

New Animal Cruelty Charges For Man in ’93 Dog Killing

An Aurora man allegedly beat his Labrador Retriever-German Shepherd mix so badly he broke several of the animal’s teeth.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2010

Photo Of Phillip Rinn. (Kane County Sheriff Booking Photo)

Man Brutally Beats Dog

A 350-pound man could face felony charges for allegedly beating his dog so hard that she lost several teeth.