Reporting Animal Cruelty

If you would like to report suspected cruelty to animals, please call 302-698-3006 ext 1. This a a 24/7 hotline. For emergencies, please call your local police department.

PLEASE NOTE: Animal cruelty investigations do not include barking dogs, loud cats, or loose animals. In addition, concerns regarding improper shelter, lack of food or water or animals roaming free is handled by the organization contracted in each County for animal control. Please call:  Delaware Animal Care and Control at 888-352-7722.

For a summary of animal cruelty laws in Delaware, click below!