Contact Details To Help You Fight Animal Cruelty


On this page you will find contact details of some useful organisations that could help you in your fight against animal cruelty & suffering, including where and how to report animal cruelty.


For Reporting Cruelty In The UK And Asking Advice

In England and Wales in the UK, if you suspect an animal is suffering, you can call the Royal Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA). You can ask a question on their website and get an answer straight away.

Website: RSPCA

24 hour Cruelty Line: 03000 1234 999


In Scotland in the UK, call the Scottish SPCA.

Website: Scottish SPCA

Animal Helpline: 03000 999 999


Both charities will send an inspector to visit the animal to check on them and they will not tell the owner who called them. They have a huge work load and limited funds, so keeping on at them to make sure the cruelty is investigated may be necessary.

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Contact Details For Reporting Cruelty In The US

Animal cruelty is a crime in every state in America. Your local and state police are generally mandated to enforce all laws in your state, including animal cruelty, even if these laws are not included in your state’s penal code. Contact them if you witness animal cruelty, including neglect and animal fighting, or have any information regarding an incident of animal cruelty in your area.

There are various guides about how and where to report cruelty in the United States of America.

This page gives a good range of options about how and where to report animal cruelty.

On this ASPCA page is a guide of where and how to report animal cruelty in the US.


There is more useful information about the best place to report animal cruelty in your state, on this page.

The Humane Society of the United States also has information on their website about reporting cruelty to animals.


Another place animal abuse can be reported is to the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals, here.


Here are 5 animal cruelty reporting hotlines you should have programmed into your cell phone.


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For Asking Advice About Animal Law & Breed Specific Legislation

The Animal Legal Defense Fund are lawyers based in the US who say “We may be the only lawyers on Earth whose clients are all innocent”. They welcome enquiries from anyone in need of help.

The page with all their contact details on is here.


If you are affected by Breed Specific Legislation (BSL), such as the Dangerous Dogs Act (DDA) in the UK, and have your dog seized, do not sign anything or say anything. Contact DDA Watch as soon as possible.

The page with their contact details on is here.


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For Reporting Online Animal Cruelty

To see how to report animal abuse you see online in a way that is most likely to get it investigated and lead to the perpetrators being caught and prosecuted, please see this page.

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Learn More About Animal Abuse And How To Stop It

If you would like to learn more about why we so urgently need to help stop animal suffering, please have a look at the Types Of Animal Cruelty section of this site. This section will allow you to broaden your knowledge of many different types of animal abuse that happens in the world.

Sadly, what you will find is only the tip of the iceberg, but do not worry, because in the Help Stop Animal Cruelty section of this site, you can find a large and varied choice of ways that you can help stop the suffering. Have a look and see what ways would most suit you.

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