ANIMAL CONTROL

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Duties & Responsibilities 

The Animal Control Officer (ACO) is responsible for the enforcement of the state and municipal animal welfare laws. Although the ACO’s duties are limited to domesticated animals, the ACO also responds to calls involving wildlife when rabies is a concern.

Wade Andrews, contact:

207-459-0369

2021 DOGS TAGS are available

All dogs over 6 months of age are required by law to be licensed

Dog license fees are $6.00 for neutered/spayed dogs
and $11.00 for non-altered dogs.

A late fee of $25.00 will be charged starting February 1st

Per Executive Order No. 29 FY 20/21 Dated February 3, 2021

B. Dog Licensing.     1. To protect the public by ensuring dogs are vaccinated against rabies, for the 2021 calendar year only, the January 1 deadline for dog licensure set forth in 7 M.R.S. / 3922(1)&(2) is extended to June 2, 2021.  All other requirements governing dog licensure set forth in Title 7, Ch. 721 are hereby reinstated, prospectively, upon the effective date of this order.  The enforcement of dog licensure requirements for the 2020 calendar year remains suspended. 

Meaning: Dog licensing until June 2, 2021 with late fees starting June 3rd, 2021.  Online dog registration site open until June 2, 2021 for your convenience.

If you no longer own your dog, have moved, or if your dog has passed; please contact the Newfield Town Office at 207-793-4348.

You may also register your dog online:

https://www1.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/dog_license/index.pl

Please remember that if you register a new dog online, you must still provide a current rabies certificate to the town office before a tag will be issued.

Dog License Statute’s