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Animals & Pets

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The Town of Dedham offers the following services for your furry best friends:
  • Animal Safety: The Animal Control Officer is tasked with ensuring the safety of the public, pets, and animals by treating wounded animals, removing dangerous wildlife from residential areas, and ensuring the health and well-being of pets.
  • Dog Licenses: Once you have adopted a dog, your dog must be licensed by six months of age or older with the Town Clerk.
  • Dog Park: Dedham's dog park is open for registration and you may signup through the Parks & Recreation Department. Please note that dogs must first be licensed to be registered to use the dog park.