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Delaware Animal Services Seeks Tips In Dog Abandonment Case Resulting In Death

***WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE BELOW. MAY TRIGGER.***       DOVER, DE (Aug. 5) – The Office of Animal Welfare’s (OAW) Delaware Animal Services (DAS) is seeking the public’s help with providing any information that may lead to identifying the person responsible for abandoning a dog that was found clinging to life earlier this week. The […]




Dr. Karyl Rattay Announces Departure From Delaware Division Of Public Health Effective June 30, 2022

DOVER, DE (MAY 13, 2022) – Today, Dr. Karyl Rattay is announcing that she will be leaving her role as Director of the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) effective June 30, 2022.  Dr. Rattay assumed her position in 2009, during the H1N1 influenza pandemic, and is the nation’s longest serving Public Health Director. As […]




Elsmere Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty

Wilmington (September 2, 2021) — Officers from the Division of Public Health Office of Animal Welfare (OAW) announced the arrest today of an Elsmere woman on charges of animal cruelty. Marybeth Stankevich, 64, was arraigned in JP Court 11 in New Castle on 106 charges, including: ·  49 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty, four felony […]




Laurel Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty

LAUREL (October 8, 2020) — Officers from the Division of Public Health Office of Animal Welfare (OAW) announced the arrest Wednesday, October 7, 2020, of a Laurel woman for animal cruelty. Leona Long, 75, was arraigned in JP Court 3 in Georgetown on 77 charges, including 35 counts of cruel neglect, 35 counts of failure […]




OAW Announces Arrest in Camden Animal Cruelty Case

CAMDEN (Sept. 29, 2020) — Officers from the Division of Public Health (DPH) Office of Animal Welfare (OAW) arrested a Camden-Wyoming woman on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in connection to a recent animal cruelty case in which 184 animals were seized from a residence in the Camden area. Linda Favre, 65, was arraigned on 19 […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Office of Animal Welfare"

Delaware Animal Services Seeks Tips In Dog Abandonment Case Resulting In Death

***WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE BELOW. MAY TRIGGER.***       DOVER, DE (Aug. 5) – The Office of Animal Welfare’s (OAW) Delaware Animal Services (DAS) is seeking the public’s help with providing any information that may lead to identifying the person responsible for abandoning a dog that was found clinging to life earlier this week. The […]




Dr. Karyl Rattay Announces Departure From Delaware Division Of Public Health Effective June 30, 2022

DOVER, DE (MAY 13, 2022) – Today, Dr. Karyl Rattay is announcing that she will be leaving her role as Director of the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) effective June 30, 2022.  Dr. Rattay assumed her position in 2009, during the H1N1 influenza pandemic, and is the nation’s longest serving Public Health Director. As […]




Elsmere Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty

Wilmington (September 2, 2021) — Officers from the Division of Public Health Office of Animal Welfare (OAW) announced the arrest today of an Elsmere woman on charges of animal cruelty. Marybeth Stankevich, 64, was arraigned in JP Court 11 in New Castle on 106 charges, including: ·  49 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty, four felony […]




Laurel Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty

LAUREL (October 8, 2020) — Officers from the Division of Public Health Office of Animal Welfare (OAW) announced the arrest Wednesday, October 7, 2020, of a Laurel woman for animal cruelty. Leona Long, 75, was arraigned in JP Court 3 in Georgetown on 77 charges, including 35 counts of cruel neglect, 35 counts of failure […]




OAW Announces Arrest in Camden Animal Cruelty Case

CAMDEN (Sept. 29, 2020) — Officers from the Division of Public Health (DPH) Office of Animal Welfare (OAW) arrested a Camden-Wyoming woman on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in connection to a recent animal cruelty case in which 184 animals were seized from a residence in the Camden area. Linda Favre, 65, was arraigned on 19 […]