Report animal cruelty

Pennsylvania SPCA

Report animal cruelty to the PSPCA

The PSPCA Humane Law Enforcement program is the only operation of its kind in Philadelphia and the 22 additional counties they serve throughout Pennsylvania. The HLE Officers enforce the cruelty laws under the authority granted by state statute 22 Pa.C.S.A. Chapter 37 (HSPOS). In 2017, their officers rescued 1,231 animals through 6,626 investigations.


Animal Rescue League

Humane Investigation

The Animal Rescue League employs three Humane & Animal Control Officers that serve Berks county. These officers investigate cruelty complaints all over Berks County and enforce the Cruelty to Animals law. The ARL officers respond to each complaint on an individual basis and they make every attempt to correct the situation before filing a case with the courts.