Dog registration

All dogs in the Municipality of North Grenville must be registered and must wear a numbered metal tag - especially when outdoors. The licence expires each year on December 31. Registration tags are to be kept for the life of the pet. The licence record associated with the tag has to be renewed annually. Renewals online begin January 1st. Renewal price doubles after March 31. 

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

For each dog
Before March 31
After March 31
Kennel Licences
Before March 31
After March 31
Replacement Tag
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  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 through 8 are required by law and non-compliance could result in prosecution.

Animal Services

The Municipality of North Grenville has By-Law Services Officers who respond to dog at large complaints and instances where a dog needs to be controlled. By-Law Services Officers are currently only available during the weekday. If a dog is found during the evening or on a weekend, and immediate service is required, the after-hours emergency number can be contacted.

Other domestic or wild animal issues can be reported to one of the appropriate contacts listed below:

Provincial Animal Welfare Society 1-833-926-4652
Ministry of Natural Resources 1-800-667-1940
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

Many pest control companies do operate in the area.

Contacting By-Law Services for a dog at large:

Weekdays (during working hours): Click the link below to submit a notice, or call (613) 258-9569 ext 211

Evenings and Weekends: Call the after-hours number of (613) 787-5651.

Rodent Prevention and Control

Rodent Prevention and Control

Whether you own property or rent, live or work in the Municipality of North Grenville, everyone has a role in rodent prevention. Rodent proofing your home and property is the most important factor.

For information and tips on how to help prevent and control rodent infestation please visit the Government of Canada website.

Are you experiencing rodents inside your home? Contact Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit at 613-345-5685 or visit their website for more information on the control of rodent infestations.

Learn about the Residential Rodent Control Rebate Program


By-Law Services

613-258-9569 ext 211

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Municipal Office
285 County Road #44,
PO Box 130
Kemptville, ON K0G 1J0

Monday through Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

General Inquiries

Arena Staff (business hours)
613-258-9569 ext 141 or 175

Arena Staff (evenings/weekends)
613-316-2451 or 613-316-5010

After-hours Emergency Number

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