Animal Control

NEW! Effective January 1, 2022, the Township will no longer be licensing dogs. Identification by means of microchip or other tag is still required to make sure your pet makes it home if it gets lost. By-Law 38-2021 being the “Animal Control By-law” remains in effect and continues to regulate animal care and control within the Township. View the Animal Control By-Law here. 

For the remainder of 2021, all dogs within the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh are required to be licenced.

For questions, please contact the municipal office at 519-524-4669.

Kennel Licences

The Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh regulates Dog Kennels through the Animal Control By-Law.

If you are interested in getting a kennel license please contact the Animal Control Officer.

Livestock Claims

The Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program provides financial assistance to farmers whose livestock, poultry and honeybees have been damaged by wildlife.

Please Contact the Livestock Evaluator.

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