Your call to SPCA Tampa Bay will start a case file. We act quickly, following the law and working with Pinellas County law enforcement agencies.
Your name will be kept confidential.
We make every attempt to improve the animal’s situation through owner education and persuasion.
When this does not lead to positive results, SPCA Tampa Bay works closely with law enforcement agencies and the State Attorney’s office to investigate and step in to confiscate animals in need.
We follow the case through the court system, SPCA humane officers provide expert testimony to help convict offenders.
Special thanks to Jim Helinger, Helinger Law Firm, and Frank McDermott, McDermott Law Firm for their pro bono assistance.
Special thanks to Melissa Lattman at Patch.com for her informative article...
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