On January 1, 2020 the new Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act comes into effect. On that date, primary responsibility for conducting animal cruelty and welfare investigations was transferred from humane societies like ours to Government Inspectors.
If you suspect Animal Cruelty or Neglect please call the Ontario Governments new toll-free number available 24/7 to report animal welfare concerns: 1-833-9ANIMAL (1-833-926-4625)
On January 1, 2020 the new Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act came into effect. On that date, the Sarnia and District Humane Society is no longer responsible to investigate allegations of animal cruelty. The responsibility for conducting animal cruelty and welfare investigations is now handled by government inspectors. Members of the public who wish to report an animal(s) that they suspect is being neglected or abused are asked to make a report to the government enforcement service at 1-833-9-ANIMAL (264625).
In Sarnia-Lambton, animal control is governed by municipal by-laws and administered by municipalities. For non-cruelty related animal issues such as dogs running at large and animal noise complaints, please contact your local municipal office. For more information about Sarnia animal control, dog licensing requirements and relevant rules click here.
Municipal Animal Control ContactsCity of Sarnia 519-332-0330 (Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm) Sarnia Police 519-344-8861 (after 5:00pm and weekends) St. Clair Twp 519-867-2021 Plympton Twp 519-845-3939 Point Edward 519-337-3021
OPP 519-336-8691 (after 5:00pm and weekends) Dawn – Euphemia Twp 519-692-5148 Lambton Shores 519-786-2335 Aamjiwnaang First Nation 519-339-8824 Other Animal Control Areas & Pounds Parkhill 519-294-0232 Petrolia 519-882-2350 Wallaceburg 519-627-6722 Glenco Pound 519-287-2974 Lobo Animal Centre 519-666-1632