Monroe County NY Animal Shelter
EDUCATING PET OWNERS AND ARRESTING OFFENDERS
The Humane Law Enforcement division at Lollypop Farm plays a vital role in addressing cruelty to pets in our neighborhood. Our organization preserves an SPCA designation and it is charged with examining and enforcing your pet cruelty regulations of brand new York State. With five animal cruelty investigators, regulations enforcement department obtains no federal government or agency financing.
OUR OFFICERS’ PART LOCALLY
Our humane police force officials are licensed state peace officials because of the authority to make arrests—not “dogcatchers” or animal control officials. The division serves Monroe, Orleans, Genesee, and Livingston counties. Officers in addition help authorities in other areas, such Wayne County. Detectives respond to problems about pet cruelty reported through our Animal Cruelty Hotline, also cases known by other law enforcement companies.
Our officials typically spend hrs every day out in the area, answering phone calls. Their main daily task will be respond to possible circumstances of animal cruelty and teach people about how to supply accountable maintain their particular animals and farm creatures and how to stay inside the legislation. Work explanations don't add picking up wandering pets, or dead creatures through the side of the road, or eliminating wildlife from people’s homes.
DID YOU KNOW?
In 2016, what the law states Enforcement division responded to 3, 224 calls for service, seized or perhaps gotten 290 pets, and made 22 arrests.
The majority of the inbound calls included cats and dogs, but farm animals—especially horses—also composed a sizable percentage. The arrests mainly arose from misdemeanor situations or violations.
Take note that, although we now have provided links toward web pages of various other animal welfare companies, Lollypop Farm is an independent nonprofit that will not get funds from any national companies.