Animal Control Officer

A Division of Belmont Health

The Animal Control Officer (pictured right) is a part of the Town of Belmont's Health Department and provides domestic animal control services to the community.  The Animal Control Officer responds to citizen requests for services regarding animal bites, loose animals, barking dogs, injured animals, and other requests for service including:

  • Rescues injured animals.        
  • Reunites lost pets with their owners.   
  • Provides an adoption service to people who want a new pet (when available).     
  • Provides public education programs.

Please do not rely on e-mail for services!  Lost pets require immediate action; please call the Health Dept. at 617-993-2720 if you don't receive a timely response from the Animal Control Officer, (he may be off or on vacation).

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Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
John Maguranis Animal Control Officer 617-993-2724