We encourage anyone witnessing or suspecting abuse to call one of the following numbers:
Animal Welfare Unit 705-320-7676
1-833-9ANIMAL (1-833-926-4625). This number can be called 24/7.
Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
Your local police department
Abuse needs to be reported as soon as possible!
Yes, this includes pets left in hot or freezing vehicles!
Pets left in HOT CARS is ABUSE! Call the police, 1-833-926-4625 if you see a pet left in a hot car. If the vehicle is in a store parking lot, report this to a store manager.
Remember, just because a window is rolled down, does not mean the pet is safe from heat stroke!
Ontario Farm Animal Care Helpline Services
Contact the Ontario Farm Animal Care Helpline to assist farmers who are unwilling or unable to maintain acceptable conditions for their farm animals (or if you are a farmer experiencing difficulties) and concerns will be relayed to the appropriate group.
Illegal Slaughter Hotline
If you have any information regarding meat-processing activities which you think may be illegal, please contact the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA).
If you have any information regarding concerns for wildlife, please contact the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR).
Food Production and Humane Transport
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency plays an important role in providing protection for animals used in food production (CFIA).
Public Health Ontario (PHO) is a Crown corporation dedicated to protecting and promoting the health of all Ontarians and reducing inequities in health. PHO links public health practitioners, front-line health workers and researchers to the best scientific intelligence and knowledge from around the world.