The Animal Rescue League of Boston and the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals are pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the annual Massachusetts Animal Control Officer (ACO) of the Year award.
The award was established to honor an animal control officer whose efforts in his/her local community throughout the year have promoted responsible pet ownership by:
- manifesting a dedicated, humane attitude toward the treatment and well-being of all animals
- effectively enforcing pet responsibility laws
- conducting public awareness and humane education programs
- maintaining cooperative working relationships with other agencies involved with animals, such as state and local government departments, other ACOs, and animal protection groups
Nominations should be submitted in writing and may come from government officials, other officers, animal protection organizations, or private citizens.
Submissions should explain how the nominee has met the above criteria and should be sent to both:
Animal Rescue League of Boston
10 Chandler Street
Boston, MA 02116
350 South Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02130
The deadline for nominations is September 30, 2016.