Dog Control/Found Dogs
Hampton's Dog Constable: Hampton's Dog Control Officer is reachable 24 hours a day at 832-6065.
FOUND DOGS: All notices of stray dogs in custody are posted here as soon as possible.
Dog Registration and Licensing: All dogs residing within the Town limits require a Town of Hampton dog tag. The tags are good for the lifetime of your dog. Costs: $20 ($10 for a replacement). Dog owners can register their dogs IN PERSON at the Town Hall located at 648 Main Street between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Running at Large
If your dog is found running at large, it may be picked up by the Dog Control Officer. Prior to retrieving your dog, you must pay an impound fee, daily boarding fee, any veterinary expenses, and a dog registration fee if your dog is not licensed.
Residents who see a dog running at large should contact the owner if they recognize the dog or contact the Dog Control Officer at 832-6065 if the dog is posing a safety hazard to itself or others, they do not recognize the dog, they are unable/unwilling to contact the dog's owner, or they have spoken with the owner but there has been no attempt to address the issue.
Dealing with a Barking Nuisance
Residents who are experiencing issues with a dog barking excessively should contact the dog's owner. The owner may not be aware that the dog is causing a nuisance. Contact the Dog Control Officer at 832-6065 if they are unable/unwilling to contact the dog's owner or they have spoken with the owner but there has been no attempt to address the issue.