Licensing Dogs (Dog Tags)

All dogs within the Municipality of Mississippi Mills must be licensed. Dog licenses expire on December 31st of each year and can be renewed by visiting the Municipal Office or by mailing the Dog Tag Registration Form along with the appropriate proof documents and applicable fee to the Municipal Office at 3131 Old Perth Road, PO Box 400, Almonte ON K0A 1A0.

Dog Licence 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

* Dog kennels are not permitted within the municipality of Mississippi Mills, however all existing kennels have been grandfathered in and can remain operational.


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.

Dog Limit

AreaMaximum Number of Dogs Allowed
Hamlets of Blakeney, Appleton, Clayton, or Pakenham
Registered plans of subdivisions
Areas outside of those listed above 6
Hunters 12

Reporting Animal Control Concerns

The Municipality's animal control regulations are based on the consolidated By-law 14-21

If you would like to report a concern regarding dogs at large, poop-and-scoop violations, or dog attacks, please email by-law officials or call 613-256-2064 ext. 507.

Please note the Municipality does not respond to calls regarding cats or wild animals. For roadkill please contact Roads and Public works for Municipal roads and Lanark County at 613-267-1353 for all county roads.

Stray and Abandoned Dogs

For pound services please contact: 

Almonte Veterinary Services
10 Industrial Dr.,
Almonte ON K0A 1A0