Animal Control

The Animal Control Officer’s duties are:

  • Enforce the City Of Melrose Ordinances, pertaining to domestic animals, in particular dogs and are specific in addressing the responsibilities of dog owners and resulting fines should these ordinances be ignored.
  • Respond to issues dealing with nuisance, hurt, lost, and loose dogs, as well as dog bites.
  • Inspector of Animals primarily rabies control. For more information on animal inspector duties and rabies control

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Coral Hope Animal Control Officer, Melrose Health Department (781) 979-4102