What to do if you see an animal in distress
If you see an animal in distress or believe someone is abusing an animal, please contact your local Animal Services Office (see below). Try to gather the following information to better help report the incident:
- A factual, written statement of what you observed. Try to give approximate dates and times.
- Photos and videos of the animal(s) and the location. Please do not put yourself in danger and do not enter another person’s property without permission. Use extreme caution around unfamiliar animals who may be frightened.
|City of Creswell||541.895.2531|
|Cottage Grove – Humane Society of Cottage Grove||541.942.3130|
|Eugene – Eugene Animal Services||541.687.4060|
|Junction City Police Dept||541.998.1245|
|Unincorporated Lane County – Lane County Animal Services||541.682.3645|
|Springfield – Springfield Animal Control/Police Dept.: 344 A Street||541.726.3634|
|Veneta – Veneta Animal Control/City Hall: 88184 8th street||541.935.2191|
Lane County does not provide any type of services for wildlife.
If you see wildlife in distress, please contact one of the following agencies listed below. Do not attempt to catch a wild animal until you consult one of the following expert wildlife organizations:
|Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife||541.726.3515|
|Bats-General Info/Stewart Parmenter||541.686.9661|
|Cascade Raptor Center||541.485.1320|
According to Lane County: If you find a wild animal, DO NOT feed or water.
For more information on this, visit, https://www.lanecounty.org/government/county_departments/public_works/general_services/animal_services/wildlife_services