The Animal Rescue League employs three Humane & Animal Control Officers. These officers investigate cruelty complaints all over Berks County and enforce the Cruelty to Animals law. The ARL officers respond to each complaint on an individual basis and they make every attempt to correct the situation before filing a case with the courts. ARL strives to protect the welfare of both companion and farm animals.If you have a concern please call 610-373-8830 or email us.
In general, our officers look for the following factors when investigating a case:
Our Humane Officers work M-F 9am – 5pm. If you believe there is an emergency, after hours or on weekends, please call your local police department.
Humane education programs are offered to schools, community groups, and senior citizen centers. Learn more here.