Animal Control

Important Please Read:

Changes to contact information related to animal control and licensing issues

For dog licenses please go to the collector’s office (36 Main St.)

If you need a copy of your license certifcate  please contact the collectors office (413-786-0400 extension 8218)

For animal emergencies please call the police department (413-786-4767)

For animal bites please call Kathleen Auer in the health department (413-726-9721)


Lost and Found Dogs
If you have lost your dog or found a stray dog please contact the Animal Control Officer right away. During off hours please contact the police dispatcher.

Dog License


All dogs in Agawam over the age of 6 months old must be licensed. Licenses are valid April 1 through March 31. Licenses issued after May 1 are subject to a $10 late fee. Please read Chapter 96 ordinances for further information

Dead Animals in the Roadway


For dead animals in the roadway please call the police dispatcher at 786-4767, ext. 0.

Dead animals on private property are the responsibility of the property owner

Payment Methods


Cash or Check only no credit or debit cards accepted


Documents and License Forms