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Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles, since 1877

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spcaLA Law Enforcement Division, Since 1877

Report Animal Cruelty

Online Animal Cruelty reports are monitored by spcaLA Animal Protection Services Department personnel Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm. If this is an emergency that requires immediate assistance, please call your local law enforcement agency

Reporting an incident once, either via this online form or through the spcaLA Animal Cruelty Tipline (800-540-7722), is sufficient. Thank you for contacting spcaLA and for your desire to prevent cruelty to animals.

* Indicates a required field

Please provide the following information:

  • Date of Incident *

    / /
  • Description of what you observed *

  • Specific address of the incident *

    (e.g. 1234 W. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90000)

  • Type of property *




  • Specific location of the animal on the property

    (e.g. front yard, back yard, porch, patio)

  • Description of animal(s) involved *

    (e.g. breed, approximate weight, age, coloring, any visible injuries)

  • The name(s) of the person(s) involved (if you know)

  • Description of the person(s) involved

    (provide sex, race/ethnicity, approximate height, weight, and age)

  • Your relationship, if any, to the person involved

    (e.g. neighbor, uncle, friend, coworker, customer, classmate)

  • Photos

    Photos can be very helpful with an investigation. Please attach any relevant images of the incident scene or animal.

  • Contact Info

    Your personal information is confidential. Providing it helps spcaLA better investigate and end cases of animal cruelty.


    Use this space to provide any additional relevant information: