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Report animal cruelty

Please report animal cruelty online by filling out the below form. If you believe an animal's life is at immediate risk, please call us now on 9224-2222.

Are my details confidential?

To investigate a cruelty complaint, RSPCA Inspectors require reasonable grounds to suspect that an animal cruelty offence has been committed. It is essential that you provide contact details so our Inspectors can gather more information if needed such as further directions if the property or animal is difficult to locate. Any personal information provided remains strictly confidential and is protected by the Privacy Act 2000 and Privacy Act 1988.

Mandatory fields are marked with an asterisk (*).

Your details
First name*:
Phone number*:
Street address:
Complaint details
Type of Animal(s)*:
Total Number of Animals*:
Number of Animals Affected*:
Animal Colour*:
Description of alleged cruelty*:
Date animal(s) last seen*:
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Did you personally witness this incident?*:
 Yes   No
Condition of animal(s)
Are hip bones visible?*:
Yes   No
Are rib bones visible?*:
Yes   No
Is the spine visible?*:
Yes   No
Does the animal have adequate food?*:
Yes   No   Unknown
Does the animal have adequate water?*:
Yes   No   Unknown
Does the animal have adequate shelter?*:
Yes   No   Unknown
Is the animal injured?*:
Yes   No
Does the animal require urgent vet treatment?*:
Yes   No
Location of animal(s)
Type of location*:
Street address*:
Directions to property if complete street address is unknown.

Please try and include distances and landmarks if possible, e.g. 400m past the bridge over Stony Creek on the left hand side.

Detailed Description
Animal owner/person of interest details
Name of animal owner/person of interest:
Street address:
Contact number:
Is the owner or any persons living at the premises likely to be violent, drunk or drug affected?*:
Yes   No
If yes, please provide further details**:

If you have any images or videos of the animals involved and/or the alleged cruelty offence being committed, please upload them here. If the files are larger than 2MB, please email them to inspector@rspcavic.org.au with your name and contact number so we can match them to your case. We accept the following file types: .jpg, .png, .mov, .3gp, .mp4

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