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Animal Control Officer
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Animal Control Officer
272 Main Street

Townsend, MA 01469
978-597-5868 - Home
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978-597-6214 (Police)
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Frequently Asked Questions
Dogs & Cats
Squirrels, Racoons and other Wild Animals
Dog Officer
Leash Law
Dog-Friendly Parks
Rabies Clinic
Animal Shelters
Animal Control would like to remind you to
obtain your Dog Licenses and spay or neuter your pet.

If you need an animal carcass removed from a public road, please contact the Highway Department.

The Animal Control Officer is responsible for enforcing the Dog By-Law in Townsend.  The Animal Control Officer responds to complaints, safety issues or problems regarding dogs, stray dogs, barking dogs, dog bites/dog attacks, stray cats, lost & found dogs & cats, and other animal issues.  The Animal Control Officer often has dogs and cats in need of a good home, ready for adoption.

The Townsend Animal Control Officer is appointed by the Board of Selectmen, and works under the supervision of the Police Department.  The Animal Control Officer deals with all animals. Mary is a licensed Problem Animal Control Agent in MA.  She is also a licensed Trapper.  Mary also serves as Animal Control Officer for the Town of Ashby. 

Town of Townsend, 272 Main Street, Townsend, MA 01469 (978) 597-1700
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