Animal Control


Rabies Vaccination Clinics

The Health Unit in partnership with local vets and municipalities sponsors Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinics. The goal of holding these clinics is to help provide rabies vaccinations to as many cats and dogs as possible. 

These Rabies Vaccination Clinics are scheduled for September 12th and 19th, 2018 at locations throughout Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District. For more information please visit the website at 
or view the poster at 

Animal Control Services 

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.



 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 or

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 appropriate proof documents and  applicable fee.

License fees:

 Non-spayed / Non-neutered  $ 30.00
 Spayed  or Neutered (proof required)  $ 20.00
 Microchipped (proof required)  $15.00
 Guide Dogs / Puppies (proof required)  No charge
  Replacement Tags (if lost)  $5.00
 Kennel Licence   $75.00

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.


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.