Additional Duties

Animal Control Department employees spend much of their time on the road throughout the Town carrying out their duties.

Animal Control

During 2020, they:
 

  • Responded to 1,039 calls.
  • Received 267 stray dog calls.
  • Received 0 stray cat calls.
  • Received 512 wildlife calls.
  • Received 36 barking complaints.
  • Received 48 cat complaints.
  • Reunited 28 lost or runaway pets with their owners.
  • Brought 33 dogs into the Animal Shelter.
  • Received 47 farm animal calls.
  • Placed 0 cats in permanent adoptive homes.
  • Dealt with 16 animal bite reports.
  • Placed 5 dogs in permanent adoptive homes.
  • Dealt with 16 dogs or cats hit by a car.
  • Dealt with 31 cruelty calls.
  • Conducted 5 tours of the Animal Shelter.
  • Handled 9 home visits to check on animals.