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Can I report anonymously?
You can begin your report anonymously, but if the results of the investigation of the call lead to citation and arrest of the animal owner, we no longer can protect your anonymity. This is due to laws about disclosure of information and because the accused has a right to face his / her accuser. In the event of a criminal case, we will need the reporting party to be able to testify. It is very important that you report animal abuse. You may be the only person who speaks up for this animal.

Animal Care & Services - Reporting Animal Abuse

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1. What happens after I file an animal abuse report?
2. Can I report anonymously?
3. What happens to animal abusers?
4. What if I witness a stranger kick his dog?
5. What if I witness a person I know kicks or otherwise harms his dog?
6. If I have concerns about the care and condition of an animal, but I am not sure I want to make a formal report, what can I do?
7. My neighbor ties his dog out to a tree or stake in the yard all day. Is this legal?