Statement from Solicitor General Donna Stribling on Court-Held Animals

I am deeply concerned when an animal must be removed due to negligence or abuse. My office is responsible for resolving over 2,000 animal matters. In 2022, my office reported 84 animals held at the shelter related to court matters. Today, I am pleased to report that the number of animals being held concerning court […]

Temporary Animal Shelter

After several complaints from animal advocates, volunteers, and employees at DeKalb Animal Services regarding animal overcrowding, last year, I visited the shelter to see for myself just how bad the situation was. I saw firsthand how many dogs and cats were living in cramped spaces and how easily agitated some of the dogs were. Moreover, […]