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Animal Control

Animal Control


Dave Melle

Animal Control Officer

Mobile: 413-448-3075

Emergency Dispatch: 413-684-0300

Animal Control Hours

On Call 24/7

Select Board appoints 1 person annually



The Animal Control Officer combines the positions of Dog Officer and Inspector of Barns and Animals. The Dog Officer is responsible for dealing with stray and lost dogs, nuisance dogs, dog bites, home finder service, rabies clinics, and any other dog related matters.

The Inspector of Barns & Animals is responsible for checking the conditions under which cattle and domestic animals are kept and the condition the animals themselves are in, and to act accordingly.


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