Animal Control

Brookline police found a python on Monday. (Photo by Brookline Police Department)

Police Seeking Owner Of Snake Found On Brookline Street

Police are looking for the owner of a snake found on a Brookline street on Monday.

06/29/2015

Dogs on a snowbank (Photo credit Steve Femino)

Dogs Using Snowbanks To Flee Yards, Run Rampant In Streets

Weymouth police shared a message from animal control reminding dog owners to keep an eye on their pets.

02/26/2015

An Ashby officer walking goats in the rain (Image credit Ashby police)

Police Officer Takes Lost Goats For A Stroll In Ashby

An Ashby police officer made some new friends while walking the beat overnight.

12/10/2014

Leominster patch (WBZ-TV)

Leominster Police Shoot Dog As Last Resort Because Of No Animal Control Officer

Police in Leominster shot a dog that was hit by a car because the city did not have an animal control officer.

08/05/2013

Porkchop the pig (Photo Credit: Karen Twomey)

Brockton Pig Owner Fights To Keep Beloved Pet

It seems the city of Brockton has had enough of Anthony Ruiz’s pet pig “Porkchop.”

10/24/2012

(Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Bat Bites Brockton Police Officer

A Brockton police officer was bitten by a bat while at the animal control office Friday night.

08/04/2012

Brockton Police car (photo credit: Brockton police)

Brockton Pit Bull Found Dead Was Chained Outside Without Food Or Water

One pit bull was found dead after being left in the 90-degree heat without food or water in Brockton on Sunday.

07/02/2012

New Bedford Animal Control now has custody of the alligator. (Photo courtesy: WPRI-TV)

4-Foot Alligator, Pit Bull Found Abandoned In New Bedford

A 4-foot alligator was found abandoned in a New Bedford apartment on Tuesday.

06/05/2012

The raccoon was caught in this illegal trap.

Raccoon Gets Caught In Illegal Trap Set Near Norfolk School

A raccoon got caught in a trap set illegally near a school in Norfolk on Sunday morning.

06/03/2012