You can report suspected animal cruelty, abuse and/or neglect in three ways:
Preferred method: Click on the MFHS Online Complaint Form above. Fill out the form as completely as possible. *Important: You must provide the address where the animals are located. If there is absolutely no address available please provide cross streets and a description of the property, a landmark and provide photos or short video of the property. Do not trespass. If you are able to locate the property using online mapping, take a screenshot of the property, (showing the cross streets to help us locate the property), and use your photo editing tool on your smartphone to circle the property and attach it to the complaint form where indicated.
Click on the button above and submit a the MFHS Online Complaint Form.
Phone 612.866.8663. Regular office hours are from 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday CST. Voicemail is available during and after business hours. Please make sure you speak slowly and clearly, leave a brief/factual description of why you are calling and include the address where the animal/s are located and your contact information.
Supporting documents, photos or short video can be attached to the MFHS Online Complaint Form where indicated or you can submit supporting documentation via email to email@example.com. Indicate the address in the subject matter of the email and be factual, thorough and as brief as possible in describing the suspected animal cruelty.
When submitting a complaint or concern include the following;
Please indicate if you wish to remain anonymous
A phone number and/or email address where you can be reached should we have questions
The address where the suspected animal abuse, neglect or cruelty has or is taking place (an address is needed)
A description of the animal(s)
The name and contact information of the alleged violator should you have them
A brief and factual description of the suspected animal abuse, cruelty and/or neglect you feel has or is taking place
If you have specific dates and times please include those
If you have photographs or video, submit the photos or video as well along with a brief description and date and time the photographs or video was taken. You may email 2-4 photos per email or a short video typically 15-30 seconds is sufficient. If additional photos and/or video is available please let us know.
Reports of suspected animal abuse, cruelty and/or neglect are typically responded to within 24 hours or sooner. If you do not get an email or phone call confirming your complaint, please reach out again after 24 hours.
Thank you for taking the time and caring enough to report suspected animal cruelty in the state of Minnesota.