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					Licensing                                       Licensing Fees                                       Care and Control Exotic Pets
To ensure the health and safety of our          Our licensing fees                                   Animals are not permitted                           To ensure the safety of our community the
Clarington residents and our pets, the          are set in an effort to                              to run at large or trespass                         type of pets permitted within Clarington are
Municipality has enacted the Responsible Pet    provide incentives to                                within the Municipality of                          restricted. By-law 93-161 lists the types of
Owners’ By-law 2006-227, that requires          our responsible pet                                  Clarington. When off the                            pets that are not permitted. Please be aware
all residents to licence their dog or cat       owners.                                              owner’s property, pets MUST                         that venomous spiders and lizards, and
annually.                                                                                                                                                venomous snakes, boas, pythons are among
                                                                                                     be under control on a
                                                Dog Licences
                                                                                                     leash. Yes this also includes cats!                 those prohibited within the Municipality.
Highlights of By-law                              $10.00    Microchipped & spayed or neutered


     all dogs must be licensed annually
                                                  $20.00
                                                  $35.00
                                                            Spayed or neutered or microchipped
                                                            Unaltered
                                                                                                     You must also remember to stoop and scoop
                                                                                                     after your pet.
                                                                                                                                                         Kennel Licensing
                                                  $40.00    Lifetime (with proof of microchipping,                                                       Every property owner desiring to own,
     all cats must be licensed annually
                                                            altering & current rabies vaccine)              Dogs must be on a leash in                   operate, manage, control, supervise or
     licence tags must be affixed to the                                                                                                                 have any kennel or boarding facility within
  animal’s collar at all times
                                                                                                             all parks or green areas.
                                                Cat Licence                                                                                              the Municipality must be licensed. Kennel
     the number of dogs and cats you may                                                             There are provisions in the by-law requiring        licences are valid from the date of issue and
                                                  $10.00    Microchipped & spayed or neutered
  own and license is restricted                                                                      extra restraints on an animal that has an Order     expire on March 31st of each year.
                                                  $20.00    Spayed or neutered or microchipped       to Restrain issued following an attack or bite
     we will contact you if your cat or dog       $25.00    Unaltered                                incident and on pit bulls.                          To qualify for a licence the owner must
  is picked up or brought into our shelter        $40.00    Lifetime (with proof of microchipping,                                                       demonstrate the following:
  and is wearing current identification                     altering & current rabies vaccine)                                   Responsible
     all licences expire December 31 of
                                                Note: There is a 10% discount for licences pur-
                                                                                                     Noise                     pet owners make
                                                                                                                                                            Active membership in CKC (for
                                                                                                                                                            Commercial Breeding)
  each year                                                                                          No owner shall allow
                                                                                                                               good neighbours              Zoning compliance
                                                chased before January 1st of the licensing year.
     lifetime licences are available for pets                                                        their pet to make                                      Kennel facility complies with
  that are spayed or neutered and micro-                                                             persistent noises which may disturb other              specifications as set out in the Kennel
  chipped and have their rabies vaccines.       Points of Sale                                       residents. There are no “okay to bark” hours
                                                                                                     as many people think. The by-law recognizes
                                                                                                                                                            By-law.
                                                                                                                                                            They have never been convicted under
                                                For your convenience, our cat and dog                that many residents in our community work
Yes, cats also require licences. We regularly                                                        shifts and that they are also entitled to a sound      Section 446 of the Criminial Code of
                                                licences may be purchased at:
send 65% of our impounded dogs home                                                                  sleep.                                                 Canada pertaining to animal cruelty or
                                                   Bowmanville Veterinary Clinic
from the shelter. Unfortunately only 6% of                                                                                                                  a similar offence in another country
                                                   Clarington Animal Hospital
our cats go back to their homes. Cat own-                                                            If you experience                                      Adequate, regular supervision at the
ers rarely keep identification on their pets,      Clarington Animal Shelter                         a problem with                                         kennel
so our ability to reunite                          Courtice Pet Clinic                               persistent barking
                                                                                                                                                            Appropriate records are maintained in
them with their owners                             Driver & Vehicle Licence Bureau                   from a dog in your
is severely limited. We                                                                              neighbourhood,                                         accordance with the Kennel By-law
                                                   Durham Veterinary Clinic

                                                                                                                                                         Kennel Fees
can often return pets                              East Oshawa Animal Hospital                       contact our Shelter
home by telephone                                                                                    or visit our website
                                                   Michelle’s Grooming, Newcastle
if they are wearing a                                                                                for information                                          Licence Type         First     Renewal
current licence, thus                              Municipal Administrative Centre                   on your options                                      Commercial Boarding     $200.00    $150.00
saving the worried                                 Newcastle Veterinary Clinic                       on resolving the
owner the impound fee.                             Orono Veterinary Clinic                           problem.                                             Commercial Breeding     $200.00    $150.00
Shelter Services                                  Adoptions                                         Penalties
Did you know?                                     The pets available for adoption can be viewed     The Responsible Pet Owners’, Kennel, and Exotic
                                                                                                                                                               BE A
      The Clarington Animal Shelter has
   historically maintained a 90% adoption
                                                  online at www.petfinder.com. You can also
                                                  visit the Shelter and view the animals which
                                                                                                    Pet By-law, were inacted to:
                                                                                                         mitigate animosity with your neighbours
                                                                                                                                                           RESPONSIBLE
                                                                                                                                                            PET OWNER
   rate.                                          are available for adoption. Often, we help             respecting pet issues, and
                                                  owners find new homes for adoptable pets               assist us in returning lost pets to their homes
      You can arrange to bring small groups       that they are no longer able to keep.
                                                                                                         advocate for the animals
   of children to the Clarington Animal Shelter                                                          provide a safe and healthy community
   and our staff will be pleased to make a
   presentation on Dog Bite Prevention. We
                                                   Adoption Process
   also arrange for “in class” presentations.       1. View our pets online or visit the Shelter.
                                                    2. Complete an adoption application form.       Every person who contravenes any provision
   Clarington Animal Shelter will issue tax
                                                                                                    of the by-law is guilty of an offence, and upon
   receipts for donations to the shelter.           3. Upon approval, the potential owner(s)
   People have generously donated funds to                                                          conviciton, is liable to a fine up to $5000.00.
                                                       spend time with the animal to see if there
   have animals spayed or neutered so they             are any major conflicts.
   would find new homes more easily.                                                                The Municipality of Clarington is very proud
                                                    4. Meet with the Shelter staff to review
                                                                                                    of the services offered by our Shelter. Our
      We also accept donations of food, toys,          care and nutrition.                          friendly, caring staff are committed to making
   carriers and knitted blankets for cat cages.     5. Enjoy your new family member!                companion animals valued members of our
   If you have an idea for an event or project                                                      community.

                                                  Adoption Fees
   to raise funds that would benefit the
   animals, give us a call.
                                                      Dogs                      $95.00
                                                      Cats/kittens              $130.00                                                                     License your pets
Shelter Business Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
                                                  If cats/kittens are too young to be altered a                                                            to protect them and
Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
                                                  $75.00 rebate certificate is provided once
                                                                                                    Additional Information
                                                  owners bring in proof of alteration within 120
                                                  days from the date of adoption.                   available at:                                           your community
The Animal Shelter is closed on Sundays and
Statutory Holidays.                                                                                       Dog Owners’ Liablity Act
                                                  Both cats and dogs have a first vaccine, are            www.e-laws.gov.on.ca
                                                  microchipped, and all cats are spayed or                By-law 2006-227, as amended
Emergencies                                       neutered prior to adoption. Residents receive
                                                  a free Clarington Municipal licence and 30-day
                                                                                                          By-law 2006-228
                                                                                                          By-law 93-161
If you find a seriously injured STRAY dog or      free Shelter Care Pet Insurance.
cat ONLY, with no identification, outside of                                                              Clarington Animal Shelter
our Shelter’s regular business hours, contact                                                             905-623-7651
the Clarington Emergency Services Depart-         Adoption Business Hours                                 33 Lake Road
ment at 905-623-5126 (NOT 911). They will         Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM                      Bowmanville, ON
contact an Animal Services Officer.               Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM                              www.clarington.net
Licensing                                       Licensing Fees                                       Care and Control Exotic Pets
To ensure the health and safety of our          Our licensing fees                                   Animals are not permitted                           To ensure the safety of our community the
Clarington residents and our pets, the          are set in an effort to                              to run at large or trespass                         type of pets permitted within Clarington are
Municipality has enacted the Responsible Pet    provide incentives to                                within the Municipality of                          restricted. By-law 93-161 lists the types of
Owners’ By-law 2006-227, that requires          our responsible pet                                  Clarington. When off the                            pets that are not permitted. Please be aware
all residents to licence their dog or cat       owners.                                              owner’s property, pets MUST                         that venomous spiders and lizards, and
annually.                                                                                                                                                venomous snakes, boas, pythons are among
                                                                                                     be under control on a
                                                Dog Licences
                                                                                                     leash. Yes this also includes cats!                 those prohibited within the Municipality.
Highlights of By-law                              $10.00    Microchipped & spayed or neutered


     all dogs must be licensed annually
                                                  $20.00
                                                  $35.00
                                                            Spayed or neutered or microchipped
                                                            Unaltered
                                                                                                     You must also remember to stoop and scoop
                                                                                                     after your pet.
                                                                                                                                                         Kennel Licensing
                                                  $40.00    Lifetime (with proof of microchipping,                                                       Every property owner desiring to own,
     all cats must be licensed annually
                                                            altering & current rabies vaccine)              Dogs must be on a leash in                   operate, manage, control, supervise or
     licence tags must be affixed to the                                                                                                                 have any kennel or boarding facility within
  animal’s collar at all times
                                                                                                             all parks or green areas.
                                                Cat Licence                                                                                              the Municipality must be licensed. Kennel
     the number of dogs and cats you may                                                             There are provisions in the by-law requiring        licences are valid from the date of issue and
                                                  $10.00    Microchipped & spayed or neutered
  own and license is restricted                                                                      extra restraints on an animal that has an Order     expire on March 31st of each year.
                                                  $20.00    Spayed or neutered or microchipped       to Restrain issued following an attack or bite
     we will contact you if your cat or dog       $25.00    Unaltered                                incident and on pit bulls.                          To qualify for a licence the owner must
  is picked up or brought into our shelter        $40.00    Lifetime (with proof of microchipping,                                                       demonstrate the following:
  and is wearing current identification                     altering & current rabies vaccine)                                   Responsible
     all licences expire December 31 of
                                                Note: There is a 10% discount for licences pur-
                                                                                                     Noise                     pet owners make
                                                                                                                                                            Active membership in CKC (for
                                                                                                                                                            Commercial Breeding)
  each year                                                                                          No owner shall allow
                                                                                                                               good neighbours              Zoning compliance
                                                chased before January 1st of the licensing year.
     lifetime licences are available for pets                                                        their pet to make                                      Kennel facility complies with
  that are spayed or neutered and micro-                                                             persistent noises which may disturb other              specifications as set out in the Kennel
  chipped and have their rabies vaccines.       Points of Sale                                       residents. There are no “okay to bark” hours
                                                                                                     as many people think. The by-law recognizes
                                                                                                                                                            By-law.
                                                                                                                                                            They have never been convicted under
                                                For your convenience, our cat and dog                that many residents in our community work
Yes, cats also require licences. We regularly                                                        shifts and that they are also entitled to a sound      Section 446 of the Criminial Code of
                                                licences may be purchased at:
send 65% of our impounded dogs home                                                                  sleep.                                                 Canada pertaining to animal cruelty or
                                                   Bowmanville Veterinary Clinic
from the shelter. Unfortunately only 6% of                                                                                                                  a similar offence in another country
                                                   Clarington Animal Hospital
our cats go back to their homes. Cat own-                                                            If you experience                                      Adequate, regular supervision at the
ers rarely keep identification on their pets,      Clarington Animal Shelter                         a problem with                                         kennel
so our ability to reunite                          Courtice Pet Clinic                               persistent barking
                                                                                                                                                            Appropriate records are maintained in
them with their owners                             Driver & Vehicle Licence Bureau                   from a dog in your
is severely limited. We                                                                              neighbourhood,                                         accordance with the Kennel By-law
                                                   Durham Veterinary Clinic

                                                                                                                                                         Kennel Fees
can often return pets                              East Oshawa Animal Hospital                       contact our Shelter
home by telephone                                                                                    or visit our website
                                                   Michelle’s Grooming, Newcastle
if they are wearing a                                                                                for information                                          Licence Type         First     Renewal
current licence, thus                              Municipal Administrative Centre                   on your options                                      Commercial Boarding     $200.00    $150.00
saving the worried                                 Newcastle Veterinary Clinic                       on resolving the
owner the impound fee.                             Orono Veterinary Clinic                           problem.                                             Commercial Breeding     $200.00    $150.00
Shelter Services                                  Adoptions                                         Penalties
Did you know?                                     The pets available for adoption can be viewed     The Responsible Pet Owners’, Kennel, and Exotic
                                                                                                                                                               BE A
      The Clarington Animal Shelter has
   historically maintained a 90% adoption
                                                  online at www.petfinder.com. You can also
                                                  visit the Shelter and view the animals which
                                                                                                    Pet By-law, were inacted to:
                                                                                                         mitigate animosity with your neighbours
                                                                                                                                                           RESPONSIBLE
                                                                                                                                                            PET OWNER
   rate.                                          are available for adoption. Often, we help             respecting pet issues, and
                                                  owners find new homes for adoptable pets               assist us in returning lost pets to their homes
      You can arrange to bring small groups       that they are no longer able to keep.
                                                                                                         advocate for the animals
   of children to the Clarington Animal Shelter                                                          provide a safe and healthy community
   and our staff will be pleased to make a
   presentation on Dog Bite Prevention. We
                                                   Adoption Process
   also arrange for “in class” presentations.       1. View our pets online or visit the Shelter.
                                                    2. Complete an adoption application form.       Every person who contravenes any provision
   Clarington Animal Shelter will issue tax
                                                                                                    of the by-law is guilty of an offence, and upon
   receipts for donations to the shelter.           3. Upon approval, the potential owner(s)
   People have generously donated funds to                                                          conviciton, is liable to a fine up to $5000.00.
                                                       spend time with the animal to see if there
   have animals spayed or neutered so they             are any major conflicts.
   would find new homes more easily.                                                                The Municipality of Clarington is very proud
                                                    4. Meet with the Shelter staff to review
                                                                                                    of the services offered by our Shelter. Our
      We also accept donations of food, toys,          care and nutrition.                          friendly, caring staff are committed to making
   carriers and knitted blankets for cat cages.     5. Enjoy your new family member!                companion animals valued members of our
   If you have an idea for an event or project                                                      community.

                                                  Adoption Fees
   to raise funds that would benefit the
   animals, give us a call.
                                                      Dogs                      $95.00
                                                      Cats/kittens              $130.00                                                                     License your pets
Shelter Business Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
                                                  If cats/kittens are too young to be altered a                                                            to protect them and
Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
                                                  $75.00 rebate certificate is provided once
                                                                                                    Additional Information
                                                  owners bring in proof of alteration within 120
                                                  days from the date of adoption.                   available at:                                           your community
The Animal Shelter is closed on Sundays and
Statutory Holidays.                                                                                       Dog Owners’ Liablity Act
                                                  Both cats and dogs have a first vaccine, are            www.e-laws.gov.on.ca
                                                  microchipped, and all cats are spayed or                By-law 2006-227, as amended
Emergencies                                       neutered prior to adoption. Residents receive
                                                  a free Clarington Municipal licence and 30-day
                                                                                                          By-law 2006-228
                                                                                                          By-law 93-161
If you find a seriously injured STRAY dog or      free Shelter Care Pet Insurance.
cat ONLY, with no identification, outside of                                                              Clarington Animal Shelter
our Shelter’s regular business hours, contact                                                             905-623-7651
the Clarington Emergency Services Depart-         Adoption Business Hours                                 33 Lake Road
ment at 905-623-5126 (NOT 911). They will         Monday - Friday 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM                      Bowmanville, ON
contact an Animal Services Officer.               Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM                              www.clarington.net

				
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