The Town of Washington, Connecticut
Animal Control Officer
The job of animal control officer is governed by the Animal Welfare Act. It is to prevent cruelty to dogs and other animals as well as to enforce the laws described therein. The laws are there for the benefit of the animals as well as the people. The Connecticut Department of Agriculture oversees state and local regulations.
Telephone: 860-868-2870 (24 hours)
• Cynthia Brissett, Animal Control Officer
Some of the job duties are:
- Investigating cruelty cases
- Nuisance and roaming dogs
- Licensing violations
(see Town Clerk's web page for licensing information)
- Rabies related incidents and
- All animal activity
Annual Reports:See the Town Annual Report for yearly reports on the activities of the Animal Control Officer.