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Dog Tags

All dogs within the Township of Rideau Lakes are required to be licensed and registered within 2 weeks of arriving in the Township or by the age of 6 months.

Dog Tags are valid until December 31 of the year in which they are issued. A Dog Tag may be obtained by completing the 2020 DOG LICENCE Application Form and presenting it with payment of the applicable fee. If requested by mail, a stamped, self-addressed envelope must be included.

Refer to By-Law 2012-3 Keeping of Animals for all regulations.

Dog Tag Application Form

You may complete and mail your Dog Licence Form with a cheque for $15 to the Township Office.
You MUST include a stamped, self-addressed envelope if you wish to receive your Dog Tag by mail.

2020 DOG LICENCE Application PDF

Report a Dog

Dogs are not permitted to run at-large, to be a public nuisance, or to bite or otherwise act in a vicious manner. Owners are required to Stoop and Scoop.

For regulations applying to dogs and their owners, please see the Township By-Law, By-Law 2012-3 – Keeping of Animals and the Ontario Dog Owners’ Liability Act

To report a lost or found dog, or to report a dog issue, please contact:

Frontenac Municipal By-Law Enforcement
24 Hours, 7 Days/Week

Retrieve Your Dog

To retrieve an impounded dog, please contact:

MeowTown Luxury Resort for Cats
8am to 4pm, 7 Days/Week
Appointment required for Pick-Up

Please be advised the following fees will be required to be paid when you arrive at the Pound to pick up your dog:

  • Reclaim Fee: $200 (payable to the Township of Rideau Lakes)
  • Dog Tag Fee: $15 (payable to the Township of Rideau Lakes)
  • Boarding Fee: $40 per day (payable to MeowTown)

Fines chargeable under Animal Control By-Law 2012-3 may also apply.