dog catcher

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an employee of a municipal pound who is hired to round up stray dogs and cats

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When the animal control officer is out, the county partners with local vets to perform animal evaluations, and the sheriff's office can respond if there are reports "of animals that are in imminent danger or are an immediate threat to people," she said.
6:40 a.m.: Mill Street, dog missing, animal control officer notified.
Rochelle Thompson, the animal inspector with the Northbridge Board of Health and the animal control officer in Milford, drove the dead animal immediately to the state lab in Jamaica Plain for testing, where it was confirmed the fox had rabies.
7:30 a.m.: Garrison Grove, brown labrador found on resident's property, animal control officer notified.
"We don't have a dog owner, and we don't have the dogs," said animal control officer Tracy Neal.
3:31 p.m.: Runaway Brook Road, dog missing, animal control officer notified.
My daughter and I are very glad that Springfield has an animal control officer again ..."
EAST BROOKFIELD -- Residents interested in obtaining a kennel license for four or more dogs are advised by Animal Control Officer Sheryl Blancato that it would be wise to contact her before seeking such a permit through the town clerk's office.
The animal control officer and clerk positions were eliminated for the fiscal year that began July 1, leaving police officers to deal with stray or vicious animals.
Animal Control Officer Michelle Lafleche said the surviving dog was a German shepherd mix, and the deceased dog was a rat terrier.
WESTBORO -- The town is seeking volunteers to serve on a newly formed committee to evaluate the services provided by the Youth and Family Services Department, the animal control officer and the Historical Commission.
12:57 p.m.: Main Street, dog missing, animal control officer notified.
8:12 a.m.: Main Street, goats out, animal control officer needed.
WESTMINSTER -- It is unclear exactly why the owner of 71 dachshunds surrendered them to the town animal control officer Monday night, but some neighbors say they could hear cries from the dogs, which were allegedly left alone for long periods.
11:47 a.m.: Lunenburg Road, cat in a drain pipe at Kimball's Farm, animal control officer notified.