Animal Control

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated”  Ghandi

The animal control officer is responsible for stray dogs, neighborhood nuisance problems and injured animals.

To report a concern, please call the emergency number: 978-887-8136. This dispatcher will contact the animal control officer.

The animal inspector is responsible for stable inspections and quarantine of domestic mammals which bite a human or other domestic mammal. For more information on animal inspector duties please click here.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Helen Phillips Animal Control Officer
Reed Wilson Alternate

Additional Staff

Allison Hayes



Nancy E. Drago