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Stacy Fiebelkorn (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Animals Seized From Hampshire Farm To Be Put Up For Adoption

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.

04/08/2014

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Mayor Denies Backlog Of Animal Neglect Complaints

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.

03/21/2014

Stacy Fiebelkorn (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Petting Zoo Owner Accused Of Neglect Won’t Have To Give Up Animals

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.

03/21/2014

Stacy Fiebelkorn (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Petting Zoo Owner Fighting To Get Back Confiscated Animals

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.

03/20/2014

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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.

03/19/2014

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Hundreds Of Complaints To City About Animal Neglect Left Unanswered

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.

03/18/2014

Stacy Fiebelkorn (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Fate Of Hampshire Petting Zoo Animals Rests With Court

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.

03/14/2014

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Woman Set To Go On Trial For Squalid Animal Shelter

A woman charged with animal cruelty and neglect goes on trial in Markham Monday.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012

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More Than 50 Dogs Seized From Hoarder, Officers Bitten

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.

01/11/2012

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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.

04/01/2011

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Painted Pastures Owner Vows To Fight Charges ‘Tooth And Nail’

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.

03/31/2011

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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