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How to help: Prevent abuse

Do not be afraid to report abuse or neglect of an animal.

Where to report abuse

In the District of Columbia call (202) 723-5730) anonymously, 24 hours a day.

In Northern Virginia call the SPCA of Northern Virginia at (703) 799-9390. They are an all-volunteer group that have licensed Humane Investigators who investigate cases of cruelty/neglect/abandonment and remove animals from the home where necessary.

In Fairfax County call Animal Control at (703) 830-3310.

Iin Prince George's County call The SPCA/Humane Society of Prince George's County at 301-262-5625 and press mailbox 1. All calls are kept confidential. They are on call 24 hours a day for emergencies.

To report complaints about pet shops and pet shop puppies contact:
Companion Animal Protection Society

Web sites on animal abuse and how you can help:

Did you know?...

Read about the connection between human and animal abuse

Animal Abuse Report Registry

Contains animal safety links as well as state-specific news

General information on animal abuse

Anonymously report animal abuse

Informational site dedicated to the welfare of animals and a plea to end their abuse. Their message: "Remember That THE ANIMALS CAN'T VOTE, BUT YOU CAN!! PLEASE BE THEIR VOICE!! JOIN US!"

Anonymously report animal abuse

Call for Personal and Professional accounts of pet abuse from Dr. Barbara J. Wood

Why animal cruelty should be a felony in every state

HSUS's campaign to demonstrate the connection between animal abuse and human violence.
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