FDL Woman Placed On Probation For Mistreating Pit Bull

A 42-year-old Fond du Lac woman has been placed on probation for two years after pleading “no contest” to intentionally mistreating animals and disorderly conduct charges. Amy Shaw was sentenced this week in Fond du Lac County Court.  According to the criminal complaint a Fond du Lac woman bought a pit bull as a Christmas present and noticed a gash on the dog that was infected. A leash had been kept on the pit bull since it was a puppy and became embedded in the dog’s skin. Shaw was one of three people facing charges for mistreating the dog. She will also have to serve 5 days in jail and do 30 hours of community service.