Dog Control Contact Info


John Van Tassel

Dog Control Officer 

phone icon (518) 947-0963
fax icon (518) 239-4140
email icon Email

house 7309 Route 81
     East Durham, NY 12423


Animal Control

The Dog Control Officer is appointed by the Durham Town Board to enforce any and all New York State Agriculture and Markets Laws and Local Laws regulating dogs.  The Town of Durham does not have an Animal Control officer and calls pertaining to Nuisance Wild Life should be reported to NYS Dec Nuisance Control by contacting one of the following:

Dog Control Forms & Documents

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Greene County Licensed Nuisance Wildlife Control Officers

City Names of Licensed NWCO Phone Number
Cairo Robert Melloy (518) 944-3738
Catskill Jason Ciccone (845) 750-0750
Catskill Andrew Gardiner (518) 943-3827
Catskill Harry Bustretsky (518) 943-3442
Earlton Cary Feltman (518) 732-7378
Freehold Brian M. Siebert (518) 526-3425
Palenville Harold Vanetten III (518) 678-3495
Prattsville David Iscovici (718) 605-8468
West Kill Harry Feineis (518) 989-6466


Greene County Public Health 2013 Rabies Clinics for Cats, Dogs AND Ferrets. All Clinics run from 6 pm - 8 pm

Donations are Highly Encouraged

This vaccination is available for all Greene County Residents’ cats, dogs and ferrets.  If you are feeding a cat or dog, please be sure it gets immunized against rabies.

Please call ahead if you are bringing a ferret. The Veterinarian service is provided by Dr. Curtis Halsted of the Maple Ridge Veterinarian Office, located in Earlton, NY
Please call 518-719-3600 if you have any questions regarding rabies.

  • March 27, 2013 Medway-Grapeville Firehouse, Rt. 51 New Baltimore
  • April 24, 2013 Lexington Firehouse, Rt 42 Lexington
  • May 22, 2013 Leeds Firehouse, Old Rt 23B, Leeds
  • June 26, 2013 Earlton Firehouse, Rt 81, Earlton
  • August 21, 2013 Cairo Firehouse, Railroad Avenue, Cairo
  • September 25, 2013 Freehold Firehouse, Rt 32, Freehold
  • October 23, 2013 Hunter Firehouse, Bridge Street, Hunter

pdf  Rabies Clinic Greene County Public Health