Animal Control

By-Law to prevent dogs running at large.

All residents are required to control their dogs and to ensure that they do not leave their property unless they are on a leash. Owners of dogs found running at large can be charged in accordance with By-law No. 8 of 95, as amended.

Animal Control Services

Animal Control services are provided through the Sarnia and District Humane Society.  Agents from the Humane society will respond to calls regarding dogs running at large.  Through the licensing system for all dogs in the Village, the Sarnia and District Humane Society agents may also be able to reunite pet owners with their pets.

Contact:

Municipal Office, 135 Kendall St.           (519) 337-3021          135 Kendall Street, Point Edward

Sarnia and District Humane Society       (519) 344-7064          131 Exmouth Street, Sarnia

Sarnia & District Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Unclaimed dogs are transferred to the Sarnia & District Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. If they remain unclaimed following the legislated period of time, attempts are normally made to find homes for the dogs through adoption.

Contact:

131 Exmouth Street
(519) 344-7064.

Dog Licensing

All dogs within the Village must be licensed in accordance with By-law No. 8 of 95, as amended being a by-law for the licensing and regulating of the registration of dogs and for imposing a license fee of the owners.

Dog licenses can be obtained and the fee paid at the Point Edward Municipal Office, 135 Kendall Street, Point Edward N7V 4G6 on Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Proof of rabies vaccination is mandatory prior to a license being issued.

Dog licences can also be obtained and the fee paid at the Sarnia and District Humane Society Office at 131 Exmouth street in the City of Sarnia.  Please contact the office at (519) 344-7064 for operating hours.

Fee Schedule – Due Date is January 31 of each year

1st Neutered or Spayed Dog $20.00
Each Additional Neutered or Spayed Dog $25.00
1st Male or Female Dog $30.00
Each Additional Male or Female Dog $35.00

 

NOTE: All of the above-noted fees increase after January 31.

The fees received help offset the cost of the Animal Control Officer and the Pound. The licenses provide the Owner with some comfort in the event that their dog strays from home. If the dog is identified through its dog tag, the owner will be contacted.