Animal Control

Duties & Responsibilities

The Animal Control Officer (ACO) handles:

  • All domestic animals: dogs, cats, etc.
    • Bites
    • Transfers to State Laboratory for testing
    • Unlicensed dogs per RSA 466:1
  • All complaints of animal cruelty and neglect
  • Enforcement of all domestic animal fines
  • Application of all new animal laws
  • Follow-up on incidents involving domestic animals