Dog and animal welfare

Information on keeping domestic and exotic animals, responsible dog ownership, report fouling and how we enforce local byelaws.

Animal warden service

Report stray dogs, dog fouling and find out how to look after your pet in an emergency

Stray dogs

How to report a stray, found or lost dog

Animal licensing

Apply for a licence to run a boarding kennel or cattery, run a riding establishment or sell pet animals. There are also separate licences available for dangerous wild animals and zoos

Dog walking during the coronavirus outbreak

If you are walking someone else's dog during the coronavirus outbreak, here are some guidelines to keep you both safe

Report animal fouling

Tell us about animals fouling or other mess on the street or in a public place

Responsible dog ownership

It's a legal requirement that every dog owner must have their dog microchipped

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