Animal Control


Mission Statement

Scituate Animal Control is a function of the Scituate Police Department.

The Scituate Animal Control Department is dedicated to providing the highest quality of services to the community by protecting and preserving the well being of all animals, protecting the public's safety , enforcing without prejudice state and local statutes and promoting responsible pet ownership.

Services & Duties

The Town of Scituate Animal Control Officer is responsible for enforcing Town of Scituate Animal Control Bylaws and related canine control.  Among these responsibilities, the ACO assists residents with wildlife concerns, investigates all animal bites, imposes quarantines as needed and conducts annual barn and kennel inspections.

NOTE - The Town of Scituate Animal Control Officer does not trap and remove problem or nuisance wildlife.  Please contact a pest control agency of your choice for these matters.

~ Important Information for Pet Owners ~

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Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Kim Stewart Animal Control Officer Ext. 7960