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 Friday at 716-875-7360, ext. 214, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. During the hours of 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., please call 716-449-0363.
-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.
-At this time we are unable to assist after 7:30 p.m., however, there are emergency animal clinics in Erie County with systems in place to assist you after 7:30 p.m.
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.