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Animal Control
Promoting Responsible Ownership Through Compassion and Education
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Contact:
West Springfield Police Department
Dispatcher
Animal Control Officer/Animal Inspector
Address:
26 Central Street
West Springfield, MA 01089
Phone:
(413) 495-1822
Hours:
Normal business hours are Mon-Fri, 8AM-4:30 PM. For animal control matters during the weekend, outside of normal business hours, or immediate/emergency services, please contact the West Springfield Police Department at 413-263-3210 and the on-call animal control officer will be contacted.
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DOGS
Call the Police Dispatcher to report dogs at large, barking dogs, dog bites and other animal related matters.
CATS
Report an injured or dead cat in the roadway to the Police Dispatcher at 413-263-3210
If you are inquiring about placing a stray cat up for adoption, please contact the Dakin Humane Society at 413-781-4000 or the Westfield Homeless Cat Project at 413-568-6964.
LOST/FOUND ANIMALS
To report a lost or found animal, please contact the Animal Control Officer at 413-495-1822 (Please note that messages left on this line may not be returned until the next business day). For immediate pick up of found dogs, please contact the West Springfield Police Department at 413-263-3210. Stray dogs found in West Springfield are currently housed at the Westfield Animal Shelter at 178 Apremont Way in Westfield. You may contact the WAS at 413-564-3129.
WILDLIFE
LOCAL SHELTERS
DEAD ANIMALS
Report dead animals in the roadway to the police dispatcher.
Mammals larger than squirrels can be removed from the town owned roads by the "disposer of dead animals" who will be dispatched by either the Police or Health Department. .
Squirrels and smaller mammals will not be collected.
Dead animals on State owned roads will be collected by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
Dead animals on private property are the responsibility of the property owner or occupant.
MASSACHUSETTS SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
To report suspected cruelty or neglect please contact the MSPCA Law Enforcement Division at 1-800-628-5808 during regular business hours. Emergency or after-hours situations may be reported to the Police Dispatcher at 413-263-3210
Upcoming Events
(Please note that all events posted below are listed FYI and not endorsed by the Town of West Springfield or the Animal Control department.)
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*FEATURED ADOPTABLE DOG*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
Meet "Sarina," a young, female Boston Terrier/ Boxer mix. Having been found dirty, underweight and with overgrown nails, it appears that "Sarina" has not been well-cared for in some time . Despite this, she is a wiggly, outgoing girl who is looking for a home to call her own. "Sarina" would do best as the only dog. Please contact the Westfield Shelter to meet this great girl!
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