Government of Nova Scotia Government of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, Canada


Inspection, Compliance and Enforcement

Farm Animal Welfare

The Department of Environment is responsible for the enforcement of the Animal Protection Act and sections of the Criminal Code of Canada, for farm animals. We have jurisdiction for the entire province. We are also available to respond to general inquiries about animal welfare.

To contact us, or file a concern about a farm animal in distress:

Phone: 1-877-9ENVIRO (1-877-936-8476)