Important Notice
September 25, 2023

On October 1, 2023, amendments to the Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act will take effect. Read more about changes to the ACRB processes.

September 18, 2023

Tribunals Ontario is observing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on October 2, 2023. Our offices will be closed on October 2 and proceedings will resume as scheduled on October 3. Filing deadlines for October 2 will be extended to October 3 and applicable timelines that are calculated by business day will be extended one day.

About the ACRB

The Animal Care Review Board (ACRB) is an independent, quasi-judicial agency.

The ACRB resolves disputes and conducts hearings regarding animal welfare, including hearing appeals of orders and decisions of the Chief Animal Welfare Inspector and other animal welfare inspectors.