Notice re: Dogs Running at Large and Waste Removal

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That, pursuant to By-law No. 2012-016 of the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, being a by-law to regulate animal control and ensure responsible pet ownership in the Town of Collingwood
 
No owner of a dog shall allow their dog to run at large
 
  • A dog shall be deemed to be running at large if found on any lands, public or private, within the boundaries of the Town of Collingwood other that the premises of the owner of the dog and when so found it is not under the control of a competent person by means of a leash.
  • Notwithstanding Section 10.1, no owner of any dog shall allow their dog to run at large in a dog off-leash recreational area as defined in this by-law, unless a current municipal dog licence tag is affixed to the dog’s choke chain, collar or harness worn by the dog
  • No person shall allow a leash to extend beyond a point where the owner cannot reasonably control the dog.
  • Any dog found running at large pursuant to the provisions of this by-law may be impounded by any Municipal Law Enforcement Officer or other duly appointed officer and delivered to the Pound.
  • A Municipal Law Enforcement Officer or other duly appointed officer, may enter on any public property, or on private property with the consent of the owner or tenant of the property, for the purpose of impounding or otherwise restrainingand detaining any dog found running at large pursuant to the provisions of this by-law.
  • Every owner of a dog shall immediately remove any excrement left by such dog on public or private lands not being the property of the dog owner, within the Town, and shall dispose of such excrement in a sanitary manner in an appropriate waste refuse container, or other means as to not litter on public or private property.
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For further information please contact Animal Control at (705) 445-9334 ext 3254