Animal Services

The Township of Mapleton is a safe and caring environment for animals and people alike. Whether you are purchasing a dog license, reporting a wildlife concern or raising livestock and poultry, the Township is here to support you.

Animal Control

To report a dog running at large please call Kally Foster at 519-313-0869 or e-mail mapletoncaninecontrol@gmail.com

To report a dangerous dog or dog bite please call the OPP 519-323-3130.

By-Laws

The Township of Mapleton's animal services are regulated under the Dog By-law. For more information, please contact the Township of Mapleton office at 519-638-3313 ext. 025.

Dog Licensing

The Township of Mapleton's  requires every dog owner to register his or her dog and obtain an annual license.  Dog tags identify your pet and ensure they get home safely if they are lost. If your dog is picked up by the Township's Canine Services and it does not have a dog tag, you may incur additional fees and charges. Dog Tag License Applications can be submitted to the Township office. For more information, please contact the Township of Mapleton office at 519-638-3313 ext. 025.

Kennel Licensing

The Township of Mapleton regulates and licenses dog kennels within the township. For more information on Kennel Licence Applications, please contact the Township offices at 519-638-3313 ext. 025.

Lost and Found

For animals that have been lost or found, please call Animal Control Officer Kally Foster at 519-313-0869 or e-mail  mapletoncaninecontrol@gmail.com

Livestock Claims

In 2011, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program. Through this program, livestock producers are able to receive compensation when their livestock or poultry are injured or killed by predatory wildlife. For more information, please visit the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs website.

Nutrient Management Plans

For further information concerning Nutrient Management Plans, please visit the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs website or contact the Township offices for additional information.

Wildlife

For Information about rabies in wildlife, how it's controlled and what to do if you think an animal has rabies, please call the Ministry of Natural Resources' rabies hotline at 1-888-574-6656.