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Licking County Humane Society

825 Thornwood Drive
Heath, Ohio 43056
(740) 323-2100
Service Categories: Education and Advocacy, Humane Society/Animal Control
Serving: Licking County

To Report Suspected Animal Cruelty, Neglect or Abuse

Call The Humane Agent on duty at 740-644-2200. Leave a message, as she is often out in the field, or contact local law enforcement agency.

Calls may remain anonymous.

Newark has its own Humane Agent program. Reports of abuse and neglect there should be made to Newark’s Animal Control Officer at 740-670-7277.


Categories to report:  Animal abuse, beating, or other cruelty
Improper feeding of animals, Inadequate or no freshwater,
Inadequate or improper shelter, Improper care
Unsanitary conditions, Animal has been abandoned by an owner

Stray dogs roaming the streets (with or without identification) should be reported to the Licking County Dog Shelter. Contact them at 740-349-6562.