Open for viewings and adoptions:   Monday to Friday – 12:00pm – 5:15pm   Saturday and Sunday – 12:oopm – 3:15pm
131 Exmouth St, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7W8

Phone: 519-344-7064
Fax: 519-344-2145

Animal Protection

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).

Animal Control 

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 Contacts

City 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