Animal Control Officer
149 Main St.
Ph: (617) 972-6446
Fx: (617) 972-6499
Monday - Friday
The Health Department manages the Animal Control Program for the Town of Watertown. Currently, there is one full-time Animal Control Officer (ACO) who responds to lost pets, injured animals, enforces the Watetown Animal Control Ordinance
, the Keeping of Animals Regulation
, and investigates cases of Animal Cruelty.
The ACO is also an Animal Inspector responsible for investigating animal bites and working with local veterinarians to determine an appropriate quarantine procedure to monitor or rule out any possible exposures to the rabies virus. Every year, the Health Department sponsors a rabies clinic for cats and dogs.