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Animal Control
Contact TypeContact Information
Dog Officer
978-369-1155
Animal Inspector
978-369-1155
Field Driver
978-369-1155
 
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Dog Officer
The Dog Officer interprets, implements, and enforces dog registrations, the relative Massachusetts General Laws, and the Town of Carlisle rules and regulation and Bylaws.  The Dog Officer investigates complaints of inappropriate dog behavior, prepares a finding, and takes corrective action against violators when required, which may include testifying before the Board of Selectmen in cases where dog owners have refused to abide by the dog control laws.  When directed by the Board, the Dog Officer removes the dog in question from the owner's control and secures the fog in the Town Dog Pound.  If a dog bites a person, the Dog Officer is responsible for ensuring that the dog is kept confined in accordance with state law.  The Dog Officer also ensures that dogs are properly licensed and vaccinated.

Animal Inspector
The Animal Inspector is responsible for an annual health and safety inspection of all farm animals and their living quarters.

Field Driver
The Field Driver is responsible for investigating all complaints concerning horses, mules, asses, neat cattle, sheep, goats, swine at large or any other livestock.  After investigating the complaint, the Field driver shall determine and take an appropriate course of action.

Cats
Any resident who is in possession of an unwanted stray or abandoned cat should be encouraged to contact the Lowell Humane Society, 951 Broadway Lowell, MA 978-452-7781

 
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Town of Carlisle 66 Westford Street, Carlisle, MA 01741

Phone: (978) 369-6136    Fax: (978) 371-0594    townhall@carlislema.gov
  
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