Animal Control

Animal Complaints or Concerns:

If a resident has an animal complaint or concern they can call the Swampscott Health Department at (781) 596-8864 during Town Hall hours, or the Police Department at (781) 595-1111 during evening and weekend hours.  The Town will notify the Animal Control Office if needed.


Dog By-Law Enforcement:

Beginning at the end of March, an Animal Control Officer will be conducting sporadic checks at Town Parks, enforcing Town By-Laws, and issuing fines for licensing, leash, and pooper-scooper law violations.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Jeffrey Vaughan Animal Inspector
Diane Treadwell Animal Control Officer
Laura Consigli Animal Control Officer