Last updated June 2015
The material provided below is a periodically updated summary. Legal requirement may change at any time so it is imperative that you follow the links provided to the current law or statute relating to animal abuse reporting by veterinarians. The absence of specific legal requirements or protections relating to veterinarians should not be taken as an exemption from the responsibility to report abuse which may exist under other non-veterinarian-specific legislation, regulations or professional guidelines. [Back to Map].
law enforcement agency within 48 hours "local law enforcement agency in the county where the veterinarian is practicing" (32-2239A)
livestock-associate director of the division of animal services in the AZ department of agriculture (32-2239B)