The neighbor disagreed, writing a letter Jan. 3 to Stow Planning Director Rob Kurtz and city officials that asserted that his neighbors, "have turned their backyard into a pasture," MyTownNEO reported.
Scooby is registered as an emotional support animal, Westberg told the website, while he is registering Loratta as a therapy animal through Pet Partners.
Jackson said the alpacas ease her depression and her son’s attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
"I had been diagnosed with depression in the past and the love and comfort that I get from them, especially during stressful times, helps me more than any medications I have been prescribed," Jackson told MyTownNEO. "And (the alpacas) provide no negative side effects."
Westberg said he has been raising llamas and alpacas for more than 20 years. He wants to reach a settlement with his disgruntled neighbor, WEWS reported.
“We want to and are willing to do anything within reason to make peace with (our neighbor), such as planting tall evergreen trees or extending our privacy fence into the woods,” Westberg told the television station.