Animal Control Officers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and are responsible for enforcing town ordinances pertaining to animals. This includes the investigation of animal welfare concerns and referral to a Humane Law Enforcement Officer when indicated.
Picking up contained stray dogs. We normally do not pick up stray cats as many cats are indoor/outdoor owned cats. We will give them a few days to return home. Please never feed a stray cat.
Picking up injured/sick/stray domesticated animals (dogs & cats) and injured or sick wildlife.
Removing wildlife from living quarters (note: attics and walls are not considered living quarters and a local pest control company should be contacted.
Investigation of animal bites and quarantining animals involved in bites.
Animal nuisance complaint investigations and inquiries
Picking up deceased domestic animals (dogs/cats)
Investigation of welfare concerns and referral Humane Law Enforcement Officer when indicated.
Provide education and oversight about TNR (Trap, Neuter, Return)
We do not trap and remove healthy wildlife including snakes, possum, skunk, groundhogs, foxes, deer and healthy raccoons.