How do I report animal cruelty?

 

Witnessing animal abuse can be very traumatic, especially if you aren’t sure what to do about it. The most important steps are to become familiar with your local animal cruelty laws, find out which agency handles cruelty complaints, and learn how to follow up to make sure an investigation is conducted. For detailed information on filing an animal cruelty complaint, please visit “What to Do If You Spot Animal Abuse.”

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind