Animal Control

Mission Statement

The mission of Essex Animal Control Officer is to provide the citizens of Essex with effective and cost-efficient Animal Control services through the active enforcement of state and local laws, and the promotion of responsible pet ownership and animal welfare.

The primary objective of the animal control officer is to provide quality service to our residents, while improving the co-existence of animals and humans.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Animal Control Office Office Number 860-767-4340 x 160
Harry Plaut Animal Control Officer cell 203-780-1311
Caroline Fountain Assistant Animal Control Officer 860-391-7127