Animal Control Officer


The Animal Control Officer provides domestic animal control services to the Community. The Animal Control Officer enforces Town Granby General By-Laws as well as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts animal control laws under M.G.L Chapter 140 Section 136A through 174F. The Animal Control Officer responds to citizen requests for services regarding animal bites, loose animals, barking or dangerous dogs, injured animals, and other requests for service.  Granby MA  ACOs are certified through the Animal Control Officers Association of Massachusetts (ACOAM) Certification Course.

Please note that it is the law to rabies vaccinate and keep the vaccination status current for your dog, cat or ferret. You are also required to license your dog annually in the State of Massachusetts. For licensing your dog and for additional local dog regulations, please visit the Town Clerk webpage.

******If there is a deceased animal in the road or in the tree belt, call Police Dispatch at 413-467-9222

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Kimberly Bernier-Goldsmith Animal Control Officer-Dog Officer (413) 575-1994