A Kane County judge has decided Stacy Fiebelkorn automatically forfeited her 30 horses, donkeys, and other animals; because she didn’t pay for their upkeep.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel denied the city has a backlog of unchecked complaints to Chicago’s Animal Care and Control, despite hundreds of calls getting no response, some since as far back as August.
An Elgin woman charged with neglect of animals did not have to forfeit ownership of the horses, donkeys and two goats that had been taken from a Hampshire-area petting zoo earlier this month by Kane County Animal Control staff.
An Elgin woman is trying to keep Kane County from taking ownership of dozens of her farm animals, after they were seized due to evidence of neglect.
Chicago Animal Care and Control receives a lot of calls; approximately 58,000 requests for service a year.
During some of the coldest days of this winter, Chicago Animal Care and Control left dozens of calls unanswered about possible inhumane treatment of pets. Overall, more than 300 such calls got no response in December an January.
Stacy Fiebelkorn, 34, of Elgin was charged with cruelty to animals and neglect of an owner’s duties after county officials reportedly found numerous animals starving, thirsty, dirty and/or dead on two farms where she rents space.
A woman charged with animal cruelty and neglect goes on trial in Markham Monday.
Northwest Indiana officials seized 55 dogs from a home where they were malnourished and neglected, and three responders were bitten by the animals in the process Wednesday.
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.
Cook County sheriff’s police handcuffed the owner of Dazzles Painted Pastures near Tinley Park and drove her away in a squad car Wednesday morning.
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.