Living with Wildlife

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Many of your wildlife questions and concerns can be answered through the Arlington Request and Answer Center. Listed below are three separate categories, with links that provide you with the answers to some basic wildlife questions.

Birds, Injured and Dead Animals:

Contacts For Injured or Orphaned Wildlife:

Tufts Wildlife
200 Westboro Road, North Grafton
For injured or orphaned wildlife 508-839-5302

New England Wildlife
500 Columbian Street, Weymouth
For injured or orphaned wildlife 781-682-4878

North East Wildlife Animal Rescue Coalition
For injured or orphaned wildlife 

Removing Dead, Live, Injured Animals

Dead Bird

Feeding Waterfowl, Ducks, Geese, Bylaw


Rodent Control


Bats, Coyotes, Rabies & Dog Attacks:

Daytime Nocturnal Animal Sightings

Bat in House

About Coyotes

Coyote and Rabies

Rabies Information

Avoid Dog Attacks


Wildlife and Rabies Informational Contacts:

Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

For questions about wildlife

Massachusetts Division of Animal Health

For questions about domestic animals and Rabies

Massachusetts Health and Human Services

For questions about Rabies


Click here if you would like links to Wildlife Resources.

If you have any further questions, please contact the Arlington Police Animal Control Officer, ACO Diane Welch at 781-316-3950.