Report cruelty to dogs
Rīpoatahia ngā mahi tūkino ki te kurī
How to report concerns about animal welfare
If you are concerned about a dog's welfare, contact the Auckland
SPCA on 09 256 7300.
Report neglectful dog owners
You can make a complaint about a dog owner not providing their dog with:
- proper care and attention
- sufficient food, water and shelter
- adequate exercise.
It is considered cruelty to animals.
Report physical abuse of dogs
You can also report owners who hit and physically mistreat their dogs.
For more information, see
Animal Welfare Act 1999.
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