Animal Neglect

Northwest Indiana Residents Call Authorities About Horses They Say Are Neglected
Police Discover Mass Canine Grave At NW Indiana Dog Rescue Charges were pending Tuesday against a man in northwest Indiana after police found a mass dog grave inside the rescue he owns.
Animals Seized From Hampshire Farm To Be Put Up For AdoptionA 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 Denies Backlog Of Animal Neglect ComplaintsMayor 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.
Petting Zoo Owner Accused Of Neglect Won’t Have To Give Up AnimalsAn 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.
Petting Zoo Owner Fighting To Get Back Confiscated AnimalsAn 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.
Why Is City Taking So Long To Answer Animal Neglect Complaints?Chicago Animal Care and Control receives a lot of calls; approximately 58,000 requests for service a year.
Hundreds Of Complaints To City About Animal Neglect Left UnansweredDuring 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.
Fate Of Hampshire Petting Zoo Animals Rests With CourtStacy 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.
Woman Set To Go On Trial For Squalid Animal ShelterA woman charged with animal cruelty and neglect goes on trial in Markham Monday.
More Than 50 Dogs Seized From Hoarder, Officers BittenNorthwest 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.
New Charges Against Animal Shelter Owner RevealedThe 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.