Animal Control

For animal emergencies, complaints or concerns

please call John Rankins

Phone: (207) 939-4475
Fax:  (207) 353-5367

Animals are taken to:
Coastal Humane Society:
30 Range Road
Brunswick, ME 04011
207-725-5051

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Examples of Work (Illustrative Only):

  • Investigates complaints concerning the regulation, licensing and control of dogs and other animals.
  • Determines if any State laws or municipal ordinances have been violated and takes appropriate action such as catching, confining or quarantining dogs or other animals.
  • Responds to complaints about loose or stray animals, and attempts to collect them.
  • Issues warnings, or citations, to animal owners and appears as a witness in District Court as necessary.
  • Delivers captured animals to the Animal Hospital.
  • Rescues, or aids in the rescue of trapped, wounded, sick or injured animals.
  • Maintains all necessary reports and records on incidents involving stray or wild animals.