Local Couple Turn Themselves In After Illegally Practicing As Veterinarians

By: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Release Email
By: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Release Email

Tallahassee, Florida- September 7, 2012

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services law enforcement officers arrested a Tallahassee couple this week after investigating complaints made to the Leon County Animal Control alleging two individuals were selling or adopting dogs and vaccinating animals without proper a proper license.

The investigation began in May when Leon County Animal Control notified the department of several complaints they had received about “Angels on a Mission.” During the investigation, the department obtained several documents showing Rabies and other vaccines had been given and recorded on “Health Record” forms from Angels on a Mission. Witnesses identified Vanessa and Brett Wonsch as the individuals operating Angels on a Mission the persons who were giving the vaccines.

Florida law requires that Rabies Vaccines must be administered by a licensed veterinarian and neither Vanessa nor Brett is licensed.

Both suspects turned themselves into the Leon County Jail yesterday and were charged with Practicing Veterinary Medicine without a License, a third degree felony

Vanessa C. Wonsch

DOB: 7/22/1979

1206 Wright Drive, Tallahassee, Florida.

Brett A. Wonsch

DOB: 4/16/1986

1206 Wright Drive, Tallahassee, Florida


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