Do you know who to call to report a dead animal in the road?
In most cities and towns, dead animals on private property are the responsibility of the property owner.
Dead animals on state roads/highways can be reported to MassDOT.
22News is working for you with who to call if you want a dead animal removed from the street in your city or town:
- Agawam: Dead animals in the roadway should be reported to police by calling 413-786-4767, extension 0.
- Chicopee: The city’s health department is responsible for road kill pick-up. They can be reached at 413-594-1660.
- Easthampton: To report a dead animal in the roadway, contact the Easthampton Public Safety Communications Center at 413-527-1212.
- Greenfield: To report a dead animal in the roadway, contact the animal control officer through the health department, at 413-772-1404.
- Holyoke: You can report dead animals in the roadway to the Board of Health at 413-322-5595. During nights or weekends, call the police department at 413-322-6900. Squirrels and smaller animals will not be picked up.
- South Hadley: If there is a dead animal in the road or the tree belt, you can contact the Department of Public Works at 413-538-5033.
- Springfield: To report a dead animal in the roadway, call the city’s 311 service line at 413-736-3111.
- Westfield: Call Westfield police to reach the animal control officer 413-562-5411.
- West Springfield: Report dead animals in the roadway to the police dispatcher at 413-263-3210. Squirrels and smaller animals will not be picked up.
22News is continuing to add to this list.