Animal Control

Public Safety

The department is staffed by one full-time officer that also covers Cohaset & Norwell. The officer is certified through the Municipal Police Training Council of Massachusetts and the Animal Control Officers Association of Massachusetts. Animal Control enforces state and local laws and regulations.

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Important Information for Pet Owners

  • All dogs in the town of Hull are required by law to be licensed through the Town Clerk's Office.
  • All dogs are required by law to have the License and Vaccination tags affixed to a collar or harness to be worn by the dog.
  • All dogs are to be leashed at all times when off the owners property.
  • Dogs are not allowed on the beach from June 1st thru September 15th.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Brian Willard Animal Control Officer (781) 925-4718