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Animal Services

Registration and Regulations

Dog registration

Animal ServicesAll dogs in the Municipality of North Grenville must be registered and must wear a numbered metal tag - especially when outdoors. These registration tags expire each year on December 31 and must be renewed prior to this date.  Renewal price doubles after March 31.

No person shall own a dog or establish a kennel without first obtaining a licence.

Fees

 Cost
For each dog  
Before March 31 $15.00
After March 31 $30.00
Kennel Licences  
Before March 31 $125.00
After March 31 $250.00
Replacement tag $7.00
Licences may be purchased online by clicking here. Or at the Municipal Offices at the new self-serve kiosk available during regular business hours.

Click here to purchase your dog licence

Limits on the number of dogs and cats

The limits on the number of dogs and cats, over 20 weeks of age, per household within Municipality of North Grenville are as follows:

  • three dogs over 20 weeks of age in areas not zoned agricultural or rural
  • five cats over 20 weeks of age in areas not zoned agricultural or rural

Kennels

You must apply to the By-Law Officer to obtain a kennel licence since an inspection and verification of zoning compliance is required before the licence may be issued.

Download a Kennel Licence Application Form here:

Be A Responsible Pet Owner

  1. Register your dog with the Municipality on an annual basis
  2. Do not allow your dog to bark persistently
  3. Have your dog vaccinated against rabies.
  4. Do not allow your dog to attack or bite another domestic animal or person
  5. Always keep your dog leashed when off the property of it’s owner.
  6. Do not allow your dog to run at large.
  7. Do not allow your dog to trespass on private property.
  8. Always pick up your dog's feces.
  9. Provide regular care and attention to your dog.
  10. Have your dog spayed or neutered.

1 thru 8 are required by law and non-compliance could result in prosecution.

By-Law Contact

  • Petersen, James

    By-Law Officer

    613-258-9569 ext 206

  • Lizotte, Josee

    Part-time By-Law Officer

    office: 613-258-9569 ext 204 or cell: 613-282-9959

Animal Control

Andy Parent

Animal Control Officer

613-862-9002

Municipal Pound

810 Pelton Road, Kemptville, ON

Open Tuesday through Sunday
10:00am - 2:00pm

Wildlife Custodians

Facility NameTelephone
Ottawa Valley
Wild Bird Care
Centre
613-828-2849
Rideau Valley
Wildlife Sanctuary
613-258-9480
Little Ray's
Reptile Zoo
613-822-8924
Bat Check 613-387-2475