Animal Control Officer
The ACOs responsibilities are as follows:
- Patrolling the town's conservation, recreation, and specific school areas where either commercial dog walkers and/or individual dog owners exercise their pets
- Patrols are conducted by vehicle and on foot with an emphasis on enforcing the Town's Dog Regulations for residents, owners, and commercial dog walkers.
- Responding to citizen complaints or concerns, which are received through Dispatch and directed to the ACO
The Animal Inspector is responsible for inspecting the premises of residents who own or board farm-type animals, such as
Who to Contact
Please note: If you have an immediate concerns or needs, contact the Weston Police Department through its main number 781-786-6200. Messages left on ACO voicemail will be addressed as soon as possible. Contact through the Weston Police Department dispatch desk will be relayed quickly.
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