RESCUE LEAGUE SERVICE AREAS
As of January
1, 2009 the Animal Rescue League services all of Berks County. The
Animal Rescue League now contracts with Pennsylvania State Dog Law
Enforcement as the primary contractor for stray dogs in all of Berks
County, including the City of Reading.
Rescue League is also the contracted provider of Animal Control Services
for all of Berks County, including the City of Reading, with the
exception of the Boroughs of Bally and Strausstown, and the Townships of
Hereford, North Heidelberg, Perry, Upper Bern, and Upper Tulpehocken.
These two boroughs and five townships have not contracted with any
provider for Animal Control Services. However, the Animal Rescue League
will still respond to reports for stray dogs and injured animals in
Rescue League is the primary source for all animal abuse and animal
cruelty complaints, which may be reported on our website (www.berksarl.org/cruelty.htm)
or via telephone at 610-373-8830.
Rescue League continues to be the only shelter in Berks County equipped
to handle large animal rescue as it has for over twenty years.