To Report Suspected Animal Cruelty, Neglect or Abuse
Call: Humane Agent: 740-644-0132.
Humane Agent may investigate the following: 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 owner (different from a stray roaming the streets)
Calls may remain anonymous.
Stray dogs roaming the streets (with or without identification) should be reported to the Licking County Dog Shelter. Contact them at 740-349-6562.
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.