In the Town and Village of Allegany the Dog Control officer will only pick up dogs, pursuant to Article 7 of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Law, its rules and regulations.
If you have lost your dog, there is a stray dog around your area or you are having various dog related problems, you may call the Dog Control Officer by dialing the telephone numbers listed above or you can contact or send information and/or pictures to the Dog Control Officer.
Please Note The Dog Control Officer does not pick up deceased dogs. The Dog Control Officer's duties are to help the municipality to enforce Article 7, its rules and regulations.
The Town Clerk's Office has a copy of Article 7 of the NYS Agriculture & Markets Law on file if any one is interested in it, or you can click on the link below to view it in pdf.
Other Links of Interest
Dog Licensing in NYS / NYS Division of Animal Industry
American Society for the Prevention Of Curelty To Animal Legal Info
Sharing Your Bed With Your Pet