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Reports to States Vet of animal cruelty (FOI)

Reports to States Vet of animal cruelty (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 31 August 2021.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


On an annual basis in Jersey over the last ten years, how many complaints or reports of animal abuse, cruelty or neglect have been made to the States Vet? Of these, how many have led to prosecution both successfully and unsuccessfully?

If it is possible to distinguish between statistics for cases of domestic and non-domestic animals, please do so.


The attached spreadsheet provides the information you have requested relating to animal welfare concerns for the last 10 years.

Animal welfare concerns 2011 to 2021

There have not been any formal prosecutions brought during this period. However, all reports are considered and actioned as appropriate in order to resolve situations, with education playing a major role.

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