The Town of Watson is seeking a Dog Control Officer to fill an upcoming vacancy. The individual needs to have skill in handling the general control of dogs, including their seizure, impoundment, and disposal. Incumbent must be able to deal effectively with the public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma is required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a valid New York State Operator's license and own vehicle.

Salary: $4,264.00/yearly and mileage reimbursement. A cell phone will be provided by the Town as a source of contact.

Accepting letters of interest through April 26, 2024.

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Town of Watson

6971 Number Four Rd

Lowville, NY 13367

ATTN: Dog Control

Water Quality Report 2023
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To all dog owners in the Town of Watson:
New York State Law states that any dog over 4 months of age must be licensed in the township which it resides.
The Town of Watson Local Law #3 of 2010 for the Town of Watson, Section 4 states, All dogs in the Town of Watson unless otherwise exempted, must be licensed with the Town Clerk by the age of 4 months and are required to present Certificate of Rabies at the time of licensing or the renewal of an existing license.
To see complete Local Law or to get any forms that are needed to license your dog,
Go to Quick Links, All Boards, and Dog Control 

Rabies Clinic
Lewis County Public Health and Countryside Veterinary Clinic
are sponsoring a rabies vaccination clinic for all dogs,
cats and ferrets 3 months of age or older.

Constableville Fire Hall - May 6,2024 7pm-8pm
Copenhagen Fire Hall - May 8, 2024 - 7pm-8pm
Harrisville Fire Hall - May 13, 2024 - 7pm-8pm
New Bremen Fire Hall - May 15, 2024 - 7pm-8pm
Osceola Town Barn - May 16, 2024 - 5pm-6pm
West Leyden Fire Hall - May 16, 2024 - 7pm-8pm
Lyons Falls Fire Hall - May 20, 2024 - 7pm-8pm
Lowville Town Barn - May 22, 204 - 7pm-8pm

A $10 donation per pet is suggested to defray the cost of the vaccine and clinic staffing.
Please have all dogs on a leash and cats & ferrets in a carrier or strong pillowcase/sack.
Please provide a record of previous vaccination.
All pets must be vaccinated (minimum 12 weeks old), even if an indoor pet.

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Town Budget 2024
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6971 Number Four Road
Lowville, New York 13367

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