Connecticut - Animal Abuse Resources for Veterinarians

Last updated March 2018

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]. 

Covered person: Appointed Animal Control Officer
Animal Abuse Reporting is: Required by an officer who has reasonable cause to suspect that an animal is being or has been harmed, neglected, or treated cruelly.
Reportable Offenses: Harmed, Neglected and Cruelty
Good Faith Reporting has: N/A
Report to: N/A
Sources: C.G.S.A 22-329b