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About us:

The Town of Foxborough's Animal Control Officer (ACO) is responsible for:

  • Investigating nuisance complaints
  • Enforcing animal control by-laws; as well as M.G.L. chapter 140 laws
  • Removing sick or injured wildlife: determine risk of rabies exposure & need for testing
  • Providing information about wildlife
  • Removing animals killed on roadways
  • Picking up stray animals*
  • Investigating dog bites
  • Investigating cruelty and/or neglect complaints
  • Educating the public about responsible pet ownership

*Every effort is made to find a stray animal's owner. When efforts are unsuccessful, animals that pass temperament testing, i.e. are safe, are placed up for adoption after being examined by a veterinarian, being spayed or neutered if not already done, vaccinated and other care as indicated.

How to submit a complaint:

Complaints can be sent to ACO Bailey by email or reported by phone.* Complaints must include the following information:
- Complainant Name & Address (Anonymous complaints will not be processed)
- Complainant Email & Phone number

- Dog/animal Owner Name & Address
- Dog/animal Owner Phone and/or Email
- Dog/animal License number

- Description of Dog/animal
- Date and Time of Incident/Violation
- Complaint (in detail)

*Please note we do not currently accept complaints submitted via social media messages or comments. Please email or call per the instructions above.


Animal Control


Kaycee Bailey, Animal Control Officer

Email:   [email protected]
Phone:   508-543-4343 (Ext. 267)

Address: Foxborough Public Safety Building
                 8 Chestnut Street
                 Foxborough, MA 02035