Nevada - Animal Abuse Resources for Veterinarians

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].

Covered person: no veterinarian-specific requirement
Animal Abuse Reporting is:

allowed "may report" 

(NRS 574.053.1)

Reportable Offenses: animal subject to an act of cruelty
Good Faith Reporting has: not specified
Report to: peace officer, officer of SPCA authorized to make arrests, animal control officer
Sources: Title 50 NRS 574.053 Reporting acts of cruelty.