Office of the Commissioner for Animal Welfare



The office of the Commissioner for Animal Welfare is open for the general public, following normal office hours. 

According to the health authorities’ directives, all visitors are requested to use a mask/visor and follow the social distancing procedure until further notice
 





Mission and Purpose 

 
 
The Office of the Commissioner for Animal Welfare was set up by Chapter 439, the Animal Welfare Act, with the task towards projecting a higher deserved status to Animal Welfare issues and matters related there to.
 
The ultimate mission of the Commissioner’s office is to promote and advocate for the animal welfare and the highest standards of health,keeping and treatment of animals. The promotion of Compliance with the Animal Welfare Act, enhancement of cooperation between entities and persons advocating for animal welfare and the formulation of recommendations for the implementation of matters touching upon animal welfare.