Licensing your dog is important to help identify your dog should it become lost or injured. Last year, dog tag collectors went door to door issue new dog tags.
Dog tags are $15.00 per dog, per year. The tags will be valid for three years (Spring 2010 to Spring 2013
If you own property in the Township, the annual dog license fee of $15.00 per dog will be itemized and added to the final tax bill sent out every August. Tenants will be invoiced annually for the licensing fee.
Lost dog tags will be replaced free of charge. Please notify our office and the replacement tag will be mailed to you.
If you find a lost or injured dog, contact the number on the tag to make arrangements for the dog's safe return. If you find a lost or injured dog after regular business hours, please contact Kismutt Small Dog Rescue at at 519-283-6585.
For reference, the Township's Dog Licensing By-law and Dog Control By-law are listed below:
Dog Licensing By-law 04-95
Dog Control By-law 03-95
In accordance with By-law 29-03
, the set fine for dog owners whose dog(s) are caught running at large is $105.00 per offence.
Kennel Licenses are only issued at the municipal office and kennel operators must show proof of membership with the Canadian Kennel Club. Kennel licenses cost $40.00 per year and are only available to purebred breeders.
If you require any additional information or assistance please contact our office at 519-485-2490.