Town Hall Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Promoting Responsible Ownership Through Compassion and Education
West Springfield Police Department
Animal Control Officer/Animal Inspector
26 Central Street
West Springfield, MA 01089
Call the Police Dispatcher to report dogs at large, barking dogs, dog bites and other animal related matters.
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.
Various resources are available for trap-neuter-return of feral cats in this area. Please contact the animal control officer for details on how to TNR cats in your neighborhood.
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.
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".
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
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"Buttons" is a spunky, young male dog looking for his forever home. He would do best in a home without cats and other small animals. Please contact the Westfield Animal Shelter and inquire about "Buttons!"