If you have an animal related emergency please contact the Beverly Police Department for assistance after hours at 978-922-1212. An emergency complaint is one that requires immediate action from the Animal Control Officer. Incidents qualifying as an emergency complaint are those in which there is imminent threat to human life or an injury to a domestic animal.
Examples of Emergencies
Examples of animal related emergencies include:
Animal bites / attacks in progress
At-large dogs acting vicious or posing a threat to a human or other animals
Dog / cat hit by car - alive - owner unknown
Potentially rabid animal having contact with human or domestic animal
The following are not animal related emergencies:
Dogs in custody
Note: The on-call animal control officers that work nights and weekends cannot respond to loose dogs or dogs in custody.