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NOTICE: The Animal Control Office will be open to members of the public, by appointment only, Monday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to obtain a dog license, answer other regulatory questions, or provide general assistance. Appointments can be made online, by phone at 617-349-4376, or by email at animalcommission@cambridgema.gov. Appointments will be scheduled in 30-minute increments. If you miss your appointment, you will have to reschedule for another day.

Thanking Animal Control Officers in recognition of Animal Care and Control Week

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In honor of Animal Care and Control Week April 9-15, we celebrate the dedicated staff of the Cambridge Animal Commission who undertake their duties with great care and compassion.

The Cambridge Animal Commission facilitates programs for animal control and welfare in the city and maintains Cambridge as a safe environment for people, pets and other animals, through an educational and enforcement approach.

The Commission encourages responsible pet ownership and ensures public safety around domestic or wild animals.

The Animal Commission's regular duties include: rescuing injured and/or sick domestic pets and wildlife; enforcement of state laws and City ordinances pertaining to animals; and licensing of all dogs in the City of Cambridge.

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