Cruelty to any animal is not tolerated in Ontario. If you think an animal is in distress or is being abused, call 1-833-9-ANIMAL (264625).
To view the animal control bylaw visit https://www.whitewaterregion.ca/userfiles/file/20-07-1308%20Animal%20Control.pdf
M.L.E.S. (Municipal Law Enforcement Services) to provides full by-law enforcement services in the Township of Whitewater Region including animal control.
By-Law Enforcement Officers respond to various animal control calls such as:
Cruelty to any animal is not tolerated in Ontario. If you think an animal is in distress or is being abused, call
Tag January 1 to March 31
April 1 to December 31
Replacement Tags - $5.00
Kennel License - $80.00/year
Dog license application
The Township of Whitewater Region requires that all dogs must be licensed and wearing a tag. By licensing your dog, Animal Control services will make every effort to reunite you with your lost pet. Tags are valid from January 1st to December 31st.
Animals Running At Large
Dogs are not allowed to run at large. If your pet is off your property, it must be on a leash and under the care and control of its owner and / or person. Failure to do so may result in a fine.
All bites or scratches from an animal that cause a break in skin must, by law, must be reported immediately to the health unit and Animal Control. If you have been bitten or scratched by an animal, especially if rabies is suspected, contact your doctor or your local health unit immediately.