Report Animal Cruelty

If you suspect an animal is being abused or neglected, Contact your local law enforcement agency / sheriff's department or submit an online form below. The information you provide is confidential.

If this is an emergency, please call 911.

  • For livestock reports, Animal Industry Board at 605-773-3321.
  • Minnehaha County and McCook County 605-367-7000 
  • Lincoln County and  Turner County 605-764-5651

Our ability to conduct a successful investigation depends on the information that you provide. An email address is required so we can confirm receipt of your report and contact you for additional details as necessary. The personal information you provide is confidential.

Report Animal Cruelty

Contact Information

First Name: *

Last Name: *

Email: *
Your Phone Number

Complaint Type. Select the most pressing concern; add secondary concerns in the description field below *

Incident Date *

Incident Date is *

Describe what you observed *
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Estimated Number of Animals *

Type of Animals (Check All that Apply) *

Nearest Major Cross Streets *

Street Address of Incident *

Apartment Number

City, State *

Zip Code *

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