All dog complaints should be referred to Nova Scotia SPCA Dog By-law Services at 902-307-0475. Their hours of operation are Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. Please leave a detailed message along with a name and contact number and a By-law Officer will return your call as soon as possible. If you are calling after regular business hours and it is a by-law emergency, please contact the rural detachment of the RCMP at 902-742-9106.
Instances of animal cruelty should be reported to the Animal Cruelty Line at 1-888-703-7722. You may also fill out an on-line complaint form and email it to the SPCA. All complaints filed and information provided is kept confidential. The SPCA does not provide your name when responding to animal cruelty complaints.