Animal welfare violations; notification

According to the Animal Welfare Act, animals must be adequately fed, cared for and housed in a manner appropriate to their species and needs.



Prerequisites are:

  • You have observed a corresponding incident or it has come to your attention.
  • You have a reasonable suspicion.


None. Please note: The sooner authorities receive appropriate tips, the faster they can help neglected or abused animals. Therefore, do not hesitate to make your notification.


  • None.


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