Dog Bite Prevention
Tips for Finding a Lost Pet
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Please be aware of the
(604.1-604.9) in regard to domestic animals.
All dogs six months or older
Any dog that has been in your possession as an owner or keeper for a period of 30 days or longer must be licensed with the Town of Wilbraham.
Vaccinations for All Dogs, Cats or Ferrets
Six months or older
Has been in your possession as an owner or keeper for a period of 30 days or longer
have a current rabies vaccination.
Wild Animal Awareness
Bears should not be approached for any reason; if a bear is seen, do not attempt to interact with it. If you are outdoors get inside immediately and stay inside. To reduce chances of bears coming near your home, follow these guidelines:
Do not keep bird feeders
Keep your gas grill in the garage
Do not feed your pets outdoors
Keep all trash in the garage
Eliminate the food sources for bears in your yard and they will not have any reason to come near your home.
If a bear is on your property and has not moved on from your yard, call the Animal Control Officer, the
, the Environmental State Police at (800) 632-8075 or the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife at (413) 323-7632
Raccoons, Skunks & Foxes
These are normally nocturnal animals and should not be seen during the day. If one is spotted during daylight hours, be aware of the following actions:
Exhibits no fear of humans
Appears to be sleeping in your yard
Please be aware that these actions are symptoms of rabies and that a rabid animal can become extremely aggressive. If an animal is acting strangely, immediately go inside your house with your children and your pets, and contact Animal Control or the
Animal Control / Dog Officer
Animal Control Office
240 Springfield St
Wilbraham, MA 01095
Ph: (413) 599-1253
Fx: (413) 596-9256
Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society
Massachusetts Statutes / Laws for Animals
Massachusetts Statutes / Laws for Dogs
Massachusetts Statutes / Laws for Violation of Dog Control
Town of Wilbraham
240 Springfield St.
Wilbraham, MA 01095
Ph: (413) 596-2800
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