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Cruelty Prevention

North Country Animal League maintains a hotline for cruelty complaints. If you witness animal cruelty or neglect in Lamoille County, please call NCAL to make a report at (802) 888-5065, ext. 105. If you get an answering machine, please leave a message and a staff member will return your call as soon as possible. If the animal is in immediate danger, please contact the Vermont State Police at (802) 229-9191. After calling the police, please call NCAL so that we may follow up on the situation and make sure it has been resolved.

  • To learn about animal cruelty laws in Vermont, please click here.
  • To find the Vermont Animal Control Officer for your town, please visit your town’s website.
  • To help NCAL support cruelty investigations and protect the animals, help NCAL with a donation. Click here.

If you are willing and able to provide temporary care to an animal in the event of an emergency, seizure or surrender: