Do not hesitate to take action if:
There are two ways to take action:
Complete the online form
Call our toll-free number:
For pets and farm animals: 1 844 264-6289 (1 844 ANIMAUX)
For wild animals in captivity, including exotic pets: 1 800 463‑2191 (SOS Braconnage – Urgence faune sauvage)
The information you provide is confidential.
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).
February 23, 2023
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