Kevin P. Alkins
Animal Control Officer
Permits, Inspections & Planning Services
Malden Government Center
200 Pleasant Street, Rm 223
Malden, MA 02148
Telephone: (781) 397-7000 Ext 2051
The Malden Animal Control Officer serves as a public safety officer for the City of Malden handling all domestic, exotic and wild animal issues. The Animal Control Officer is tasked with enforcing state and local laws and ordinances related to the keeping of animals, management of wild life and animal abuse or neglect.
Office Hours and Directions:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8am-4pm
Friday 8am-12 noon
The Board of Health Office is located in the Malden Government Center, Room 517, 200 Pleasant Street, just across the street from the Malden Center T-Stop on the Orange Line.
Dog licenses are required for all dogs in the City of Malden. These licenses must be renewed annually. The fee for each license is $15.00. Applications for Dog Licenses are available at the Office of the City Clerk, Malden Government Center, Room 323, 200 Pleasant Street or click here to download the application. Failure to license your dog could result in a fine of $50.00 in accordance with Section 9.16 of the City Ordinances.
Twice a month at MacDonald Stadium the CatMobile is available for low cost spayed neutering services.
Call 978-465-1940 for more details!
Section 9.16 License Required
Next scheduled Clinic is going to be on Saturday, April 13th, 2013 from 9am-11am at the Central Fire Station.
Bi-annual rabies clinics are held at the Central Fire Station (at Salem and Sprague Streets) each September and April. The fee is $10.00 per dog or cat. Dogs must be on a leash and cats must be in a carrier. Actual clinic dates will be posted here and in the What's News section of the City's web site when scheduled.
Section 9.25 Rabies Vaccination Required
Spay & Neuter Program
Reduced cost Spay and Neuter Certificates are availble and can be obtained from the Animal Control Officer. Come into the Board of Health Office at Malden Government Center, Room 517, 200 Pleasant Street during posted business hours. These certificates are redeemable at the North Shore Animal Hospital, 1 Neptune Blvd., Lynn, MA 01902.
Please come in and register with the Clerk and a certificate will be issued to you.
Click here for Spay/Neuter Package Estimates These prices are estimates and are subject to change without notice.
Lost & Found
Information on Lost and Found Animals is televised on Malden Access TV, Channel 16. To contact MATV with your info call (781) 321-6400 or contact Officer Alkins at (781) 397-7049, or email at email@example.com.
Pet Emergency Information
Malden Animal Hospital
Pine Banks Animal Hospital - Malden
MSPCA - Angell Memorial Animal Hospital
Animal Rescue League
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital
Bulger Animal Hospital
Malden Animal Control Ordinances
Section 9.16 License Required
Section 9.17 Unleashed Dog
Section 9.18 Impoundment of Dogs
Section 9.19 Unclaimed Dogs
Section 9.20 Claim Fees
Section 9.22 Keeping of Non Domestic / Exotic Animals
Section 9.23 Feeding of Non Domestic / Exotic Animals
Section 9.23 (A) Nuisance by Animals Prohibited
Section 9.24 Violations; Penalties
Section 9.25 Dangerous or Vicious Dog
Section 25 (A) Rabies Vaccination Required