If this is an emergency (active crime/abuse in progress), Dial 9 1 1.
In Lancaster Township, if this is NOT an emergency, call the police non-emergency number (717) 664-1180.
To report suspected animal cruelty, contact your local municipal police department where the incident occurred, OR the PA State Police (717) 299-7650, OR the Lancaster County District Attorney’s tipline at: Animalabuse@co.lancaster.pa.us.
Tips can be made anonymously. Important: The tipline does not offer immediate assistance or response. Also, general complaints about a shelter or rescue group should not be sent to the tipline.
The Pennsylvania SPCA also has a tipline:
- Report Cruelty: (866) 601-SPCA
- Email: Cruelty@pspca.org
For tips involving large animals, contact Christine Stull at LAPS (Large Animal Protection Society), (610) 869-9880.