Animal Care and Control

Boston's Animal Care and Control unit offers a variety of services to Boston residents. Its mission is to provide responsive, efficient animal control services, to provide a high quality of animal care and to promote responsible pet ownership. Its officers travel over 100,000 miles each year in Boston to fulfill its public safety and service mission.

We're Moving!

Effective March 30, 2015- the administrative office of Animal Care and Control will be moved to 1010 Mass Ave. Boston, MA 02118. The Animal Care and Control Animal Shelter will remain at its current location, 26 Mahler Rd. Roslindale, MA 02131. Thank you for your patience during our transition.