Council and Legislative Services
The Municipality of Grey Highlands promotes and encourages responsible pet ownership; encourages voluntary compliance with animal-related laws; and promotes dog licencing and microchipping.
Through licensing your dog, Animal Control makes every effort to reunite owners with their dog it if becomes accidentally lost. It is important that you keep your contact information up to date.
Residents can purchase or renew their dog licence at the Municipal Office. By law, all dog owners must purchase a licence for their pet annually, unless a lifetime tag was purchased.
Note: Number of dogs permitted. In accordance with Section 3.6 of the By-law, No person shall keep or harbour more than three (3) dogs at any one time in a dwelling unit or on any individual conveyable land entity located within the boundaries of the Municipality.
Dog Licensing By-law
Pit Bull Dog Licensing By-law
Lost and Found Dogs:
If you have lost your dog, please continually search around your home and neighbourhood and ask friends and neighbours if they've seen your dog.
Contact Animal Control at 519 986 1587 or during business hours (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm) call the Municipal Office at 519 986-2811 or 1-888-342-4059 to file a Lost Dog Report. Please provide a detailed description of your dog, licence number and tattoo or microchip number, if applicable. You may wish to put up posters/flyers in your neighbourhood, veterinarian offices, library, supermarkets, etc.
If you have found a dog and want to help reunite the dog with its owner, please contact Animal Control at 519 986 1587 or during business hours (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm) call the Municipal Office at 519 986-2811 or 1-888-342-4059. If you are able to confine or leash the stray dog please do so, however, never approach any dog that may not be friendly.
The Municipality of Grey Highlands does not provide a wildlife removal service. As a landowner you are responsible for managing wildlife issues on your property.
Animal Control Telephone Number: 519 986 1587