SPCA Animal Rescue & Cruelty Investigations
ANIMAL EMERGENCIES, ANIMAL RESCUE, & ANIMAL CRUELTY INVESTIGATIONS DURING THE SPCA’S COVID-19 RESPONSE PERIOD
-If you are experiencing an emergency with your animal or find that an animal is in an emergency situation, please call the SPCA Monday through Sunday, 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., at 716-875-7360, ext. 214.
-At this time we are unable to assist after 7:30 p.m., however, there are emergency animal clinics, animal control organizations, and law enforcement agencies in Erie County with systems in place to assist you between 7:30 p.m. and 8 a.m.
-When you call, please advise the dispatcher if you or any members of your household are experiencing flu-like symptoms. This information will ensure first responders can prepare to prevent the spread of any illnesses.
To report animal cruelty or an animal in need of rescue in Erie County:
SPCA Serving Erie County
716-875-7360 ext. 214
(please see below for after-hours emergency contact information)
Some local animal control contact information can be found here.
PLEASE NOTE: If your owned animal requires emergency veterinary care after-hours, please contact the Greater Buffalo Emergency Clinic in Cheektowaga (716-839-4043), Northtowns Veterinary Emergency Clinic in Amherst (716-213-0283), or the Grand Island Animal Hospital (716-773-7646).
If your own animal requires non-emergency veterinary care, learn more about our Lipsey Clinic at the SPCA.