animal control officer


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animal control officer

n.
An officer in local government whose duty is to enforce ordinances regulating the ownership of animals and to respond to incidents in which animals are involved.
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Brockelman Road, dog running loose, the caller said it does not look well, animal control officer notified.
The injured dog grabbed county Animal Control Officer Rick Hoover just below his chin and over his windpipe on Thursday.
Seven days after exposure, the animal control officer became unwell and sought medical assistance.
Neck Road, horses running loose, animal control officer notified.
Packard Street, dog barking all day, animal control officer notified.
Having the animal control officer involved from the beginning may prevent the sale of sick or diseased puppies to unsuspecting buyers.
Sterling Road, small dog loose, animal control officer notified.
Bolton Road, domestic bird lost, animal control officer notified.
Fitzgerald to the appointment as animal control officer in September.
LEICESTER -- Selectmen on Monday night approved a three-year contract for Animal Control Officer Patricia Dykas, pending her written signature.
Mortimer Road, ongoing dog barking issue; animal control officer notified.
Harter was convicted in March 2004 of one count of felony animal cruelty, and four misdemeanor counts: battery on an animal control officer, failure to separate sick animals, keeping animals in unsanitary conditions, and animal endangerment.