Animal Control

Contact(s)

Municipal Law Enforcement Services (MLES) is contracted to provide animal control services in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills. MLES enforces the Town's By-laws including dogs at large, stoop-and-scoop violations and dog attacks.

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 By-Law 14-21 Animal Control

 

Reporting Animal Control Concerns

For dogs at large, poop-and-scoop violations or dog attacks contact Municipal Law Enforcement Services (MLES) at 613-809-7048.

Licensing Dogs

All dogs in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills must be licensed. To obtain a license and dog tag(s) you must complete and submit a registration form

Dog licenses expire on December 31st each year and can be renewed by visiting the Municipal Office or by mailing the registration form along with the applicable fee.

License fees:

Spayed / neutered $ 20.00
Non-spayed / neutered $ 30.00
Microchip implant (proof required) $15.00
Guide Dogs (proof required) No charge
Kennel License $75.00
Replacement tag $5.00


Why should I license my dog?

  • If your dog gets lost or is injured it is the fastest, easiest and most cost effective way of identifying your dog and getting in contact with you.
  • Licensed dogs are more likely to be returned home.
  • Licensing your dog shows that you are a responsible pet owner.
  • The information given about your dog at licensing aids in the care of individuals exposed to dog bites.
  • License fees help fund the Town's Animal Control Program.

Dog Limit

If you live in Almonte Ward, Hamlets of Blakeney, Appleton, Clayton, Pakenham or in registered plans of subdivision, you are permitted to keep no more than 3 dogs.

If you live in other than those areas listed above, you are permitted to keep no more than 6 dogs

Hunters are permitted to keep no more than 12 dogs.

Pound

The Lanark Animal Welfare Society
253 Glenview Road
Township of Drummond/North Elmsley

Hours of Operation:

7 days per week (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Easter)
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
613-283-9308