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)
Animals for Research Act
Dead Animal Disposal Act
Dog Owner’s Liability Act
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act
Food Safety and Quality Act
Livestock Community Sales Act
Livestock and Livestock Products Act
Livestock Medicines Act
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