Humane Law Enforcement Officers (HLEO)
Investigate cases of abuse, cruelty or neglect
Seize animals from dangerous conditions
Work with district attorneys to prosecute cases
Animal Control Officers (ACO)
Investigate complaints of loose or aggressive dogs
Issue notices of compliance
Dutchess County SPCA is not chartered to rescue wildlife. If you find an injured wild animal, please call Friends of the Feathered and Furry Wildlife Center at (518) 965-1864 or go to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's website for their searchable database of certified wildlife rehabilitators.