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Animal Control Corner

Weston's Animal Control Officer, Rachel Hoffman, will be posting helpful tips, FAQs, and other items of interest regarding Weston's wildlife, farm animals, and house pets. Comments and questions are encouraged. At the end of each post, a comment box appears. Residents will need to sign in with an email address before submitting the comment.

Please note, this is a moderated blog by the webmaster, which means comments will not be available immediately after submitting. 

Residents who are seeking an option to comment or ask questions privately may contact the ACO via email at hoffman.r [at] westonmass.org. Residents who want to make a report, complaint, etc. should call the Weston Police Department at 781-786-6201 and not post a comment here.

Jun 12

Find a Turtle in the Road?

Posted on June 12, 2019 at 1:05 PM by Kara Fleming

This time of year, it is not uncommon to see turtles trying to make their way across the road. They may be migrating to lay their eggs, find a mate, or just travelling between wetlands. If you see a turtle in the roadway, here are some easy steps on how you can help it arrive to its destination safely.

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May 03

Is Your Dog Licensed?

Posted on May 3, 2019 at 4:55 PM by Kara Fleming

You make sure your dog pal has the best care. From optimum nutrition, to proper vet care, adequate exercise, and of course plenty of love! But do you also make sure your pooch is licensed? Here are a few reasons why licensing your pet is caring for them.

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Apr 05

Coyote Pups

Posted on April 5, 2019 at 6:32 PM by Kara Fleming

With the coyote breeding season over and pupping season quickly approaching, this is a great opportunity to learn more about this greatly misunderstood animal that lives within Weston's conservation land.

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