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Dog Impoundment Information

Posted on: April 19, 2022
  • No owner or possessor of a dog will allow the dog to run at large.
  • Animal Control Officer may seize and impound any dog running at large.
  • After 96 hours, the dog may be disposed of by means of destruction, adoption, or sale, at the discretion of the Animal Control Officer.
  • Where a dog has been impounded under authority of this bylaw and the Animal Control Officer determines that one or more fines or fees provided for in this bylaw have not been paid, then the dog shall not be released from the pound until the owner or authorized person pays the fines and fees in full up to and including the date of impoundment.
  • Fees:
    • 1st impoundment $75
    • 2nd impoundment $100
    • 3rd + impoundment $200
    • Board & maintenance fee
      • Dog $12 per day
      • Aggressive dog $20 per day

If you are missing your dog phone bylaw to see if it has been impounded. Call 250-314-1570 or 250-819-8287. Pleae leave a message if no answer.