Do not hesitate to take action if:
There are two ways to take action:
Complete the online form
1 844 ANIMAUX (264‑6289)
Monday to Friday (except holidays) for complaints made online or by phone
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
1 800 463‑2191 (SOS Poaching – Wildlife Emergency)
Please email us if you have an animal health emergency or an emergency related to the Regulation respecting the temporary sanitary conditions of bird stock-raising places to prevent the propagation of the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus .
In order for your complaint or report to be admissible, you must have witnessed the situation yourself and be able to say exactly where it occurred. Please include as many details as possible.
If the reported situation contravenes applicable laws or regulations, your initiative may lead to an inspection. Offenders face fines under the law and, in some cases, the seizure of animals.
Veterinarians and agronomists are required to report animal abuse or mistreatment.
Please refer to the mandatory reporting guide for veterinarians and agronomists (PDF 3.08 Mb) (French only).
June 14, 2023
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