Animal Control Officer

The Animal Control Officer for the Town of Hanson is Bernard V. Delory. The Animal Control Officer falls under the direction and authority of the Board of Selectmen. It is listed witin the police department’s website owing to the fact that many inquiries are received at the police department from many concerned citizens about animal complaints.

Certainly, you are encouraged to contact the police department in the event of an emergency or public safety situation involving a dog or other animal at 781-294-8081. An officer will be dispatched immediately to assist you in this event. However, The Animal Control Officer should be contacted directly on all other matters.
Mr. Delorey may be reached at 781-294-7963.


Dog license requirements can be found by following this link to The Hanson Town Clerk’s page:

Information about West Nile Virus can be found by following this link to The Town of Hanson’s Board of Health page:

Other governing issues pertaining to dogs can be found in Part 4, Article 3-4 of The Town of Hanson’s By-Laws by following this link: