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Animal Control Officer

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.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Mary Letourneau Animal Control Officer

Contact Info

Phone:
(978) 597-6214

Address:
272 Main Street
Townsend, MA 01469
United States