Animal cruelty in any form is a crime. Report incidents of domestic pet abuse to:
To report the lack of adequate feed, shelter, or water regarding livestock and beasts of burden, refer to your local county sheriff’s department.
If you witness or observe an injured animal or wildlife in distress, or the willful harming or mistreatment of wildlife, contact the Idaho Fish and Game Department (208-232-4703) in your area.
To report habitual violators or common abuse observations, the Pocatello City Council meets several times per month to address problems and allegations.
Idaho winter weather can create extremely harsh living conditions for outdoor pets and animals.
Adequate shelter must be available for outdoor pets during the cold winter months.
Heated water bowls and sufficient food should be available for easy access.
For instructions on how to create a simple shelter using a grocery store apple or orange box, click here.
Rewards for local animal cruelty cases:
Leashed Deer- $5,000 read more
Patches the Pony- up to $45,000 read more
Brutalized Mustang – $10,000 read more