Reporting Animal Cruelty

Animal neglect and abuse is everyone's business. Just like young children, animals can't get themselves out of an abusive situation to seek help. YOU need to be their voice. YOU need to speak for them. If you see or hear of abuse or neglect, call the SPCA—Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

In New Jersey, we have a state SPCA as well as chapter SPCAs, in certain counties, who enforce the animal cruelty laws. Listed below are all 21 counties in New Jersey and the SPCA that covers it. In all cases, if it is an emergency and you are not able to reach the SPCA, please call your local police. Anyone interested in becoming a law enforcement agent for the SPCA, should contact them at 800-582-5979.

ALL animals in New Jersey—domestic, wild, "farmed," or otherwise—are protected under the law. To familiarize yourself with the Animal Cruelty statutes in New Jersey, please click here.

If you find that the SPCA you are calling is non-responsive or, if repeated calls have not corrected the situation, please let us know.


NEW JERSEY STATE SPCA
1119 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
800-582-5979

ATLANTIC COUNTY
609-927-9059

BERGEN COUNTY
201-573-8900

BURLINGTON COUNTY
Burlington County SPCA Humane Police
1632 Route 38 East Suite 6
Lumberton, NJ 08048
Office (609) 914-4255
Fax (609) 914-4351
State Dispatch (800) 582-5979

CAMDEN COUNTY
(call the NJ State SPCA)

CAPE MAY COUNTY
(call the NJ State SPCA)

CUMBERLAND COUNTY
856-691-1500

ESSEX COUNTY
(call the NJ State SPCA)

GLOUCESTER COUNTY
(call the NJ State SPCA)

HUDSON COUNTY
(call the NJ State SPCA)

HUNTERDON COUNTY
908-996-2525

MERCER COUNTY
(call the NJ State SPCA)

MIDDLESEX COUNTY SPCA
732-257-3103

MONMOUTH COUNTY
732-542-5608

MORRIS COUNTY
973-625-2670

OCEAN COUNTY
(call the NJ State SPCA)

PASSAIC COUNTY
973-773-0459

SALEM COUNTY
(call the NJ State SPCA)

SOMERSET COUNTY
(call the NJ State SPCA)

SUSSEX COUNTY
(call the NJ State SPCA)

UNION COUNTY

732-382-6100
908-523-1661

WARREN COUNTY
(call the NJ State SPCA)

Animal Protection League of New Jersey