Center for Animal Protection

The Center for Animal Protection includes Law Enforcement and Rescue Services.

  • Law Enforcement conducts cruelty and neglect  investigations and enforcement for the protection of animals in Massachusetts.  This work is carried out through close  collaboration  with other police, animal control and state  agencies.
  • Rescue Services responds to animal related emergencies and rescue situations. The team is trained in technical animal rescue and advanced animal handling and capture techniques.