Report Animal Cruelty
To report suspected animal cruelty anywhere in Massachusetts please call: (617) 522-6008 or (800) 628-5808, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.
When calling after hours, leave a brief message along with your name and the phone number (including area code) where you may be reached during normal business hours. MSPCA Law Enforcement Department voice mail is not monitored during weekends, nights, or holidays, and voice messages left will not be received until the next business day. In the event of an emergency after hours, local city/town police departments or animal control should be contacted.
File a suspected cruelty complaint via email.
Resources for Wildlife and Stray Encounters
The MSPCA promotes harmonious and peaceful coexistence between people and wildlife in urban, suburban, and rural Massachusetts’ communities through humane, long-term, and cost-effective resolutions of human-animal conflicts.