Thursday, September 18, 2008

Central Illinois animal shelter accused of neglect

The director of the Bloomingdale Animal Shelter is facing 16 counts of cruelty and neglect. The shelter describes itself as a no-kill facility. A number of volunteers there, however, have complained to prosecutors about conditions at the shelter. Among those pressuring the local state's attorney office to investigate and prosecute the shelter is colleague and DePaul law school's Associate Director of the Center for Animal Law, Cherie Travis.

Read more about the case in this Chicago Tribune article by Art Barnum.

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