Animal Protection Laws in Connecticut

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Anti-Cruelty Statute Summary

 A person commits the crime of cruelty to animals and/or pets if the person:

If you suspect cruelty is taking place, you should contact your local Animal Control department to make a complaint. This department is responsible for investigating complaints, confiscating pets in alleged cruelty cases and working with local police to make arrests of individuals facing cruelty charges.

For more information about Animal Cruelty go to Connecticut Humane Society

To Find Providers in Connecticut’s Community Resources Database: Search by service name: Cruelty to Animals Investigation

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SOURCE: The Humane Society of the United States
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CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: May2017