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The City of Brandon has an Animal Control By-law in place.

 

Animal Control By-law Enforcement: 204-729-2345

 

To review the entire Animal Control By-law, please visit the following online link:  Animal Control By-law or contact the Clerks Office at 204-729-2207.

 

The owner of every dog and cat over six months of age shall annually obtain a license (proof of rabies vaccination and spayed or neutering is required). 

 

Cat and Dog Licenses are available from:
Customer Service
Main floor, City of Brandon
410 – 9th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 6A2
Phone: 204-729-2230
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

The following list of rules set forth in the Pet Bylaws is NOT exhaustive:

 

  • No person shall own, possess, or harbor any more than two dogs and two cats over six months of age.
  • The owner of every dog and cat over six months of age shall annually obtain a license for a fee. (A license will not be issued if a Certificate of Vaccination for rabies is not produced).
  • The current year’s license tag should be kept around the neck of every dog or cat.
  • Every dog or cat should be vaccinated against rabies at intervals of no more than two years.
  • License fees can be obtained by calling the Licensing Section 204-729-2230.
  • Owners shall not permit their dog to be anywhere other than on the owner’s premises unless the dog has a collar with the proper license tag, the dog is on a leash (no longer than 1.8 meters/6 feet), and the dog is under the immediate charge and control of a competent person.
  • Owners shall not permit their cat to be anywhere other than on the owner’s premises unless the cat has a collar and the proper license tag.
  • Dogs and/or cats are not allowed to run at large. (Except in designated off-leash dog parks)
  • Owners shall not permit their dog and/or cat to disturb the quiet of any person (in the case of a dog howling / barking).
  • Owners shall not permit their dog and/or cat to defecate on any public or private property other than that of the owners. Where a dog and/or cat defecate on property other than the owners, the owner shall remove the excrement immediately and dispose of it in accordance with the City’s Solid Waste Disposal By-law. This By-law can be obtained by calling the Clerks Office at 204-729-2280 or online at www.brandon.ca/by-laws/view-by-laws.
  • The owner of any dog and/or cat impounded may redeem their pet from the pound within 72 hours of impoundment by providing proof of current rabies vaccination, producing or buying a current City dog/cat license, and paying the applicable impound fees. Impound fees can be obtained by calling the Brandon Boarding Kennel at 204-728-3260.
  • Should you experience difficulties with pets running free, please contact animal control 204-729-2345. Also, if your pet has gone missing and you wish to determine whether by-law enforcement has picked it up, please call animal control 204-729-2345.

 

Animal Services

 

Brandon offers many amenities for the companion pet owner or animal lover. Off leash dog parks, doggy day cares, boarding kennels, pet stores and groomers can be found throughout the city.

The surrounding area is rich with equestrian riding, boarding stables and riding schools. Animal oriented recreation for all enthusiasts, such as; obedience classes, agility training, fly ball, shows, exhibitions and events for dogs, cats, horses, agriculture and exotic animals, and other small pets are frequently held and offered in Brandon.

 

Any of the following veterinary clinics can assist you in finding the appropriate service or organization to help you create a safe and happy home in Brandon for your animal companion.

 

Brandon Animal Clinic

Small Animal Clinic Only

204-728-9140
2015-A Brandon Avenue 
Brandon, MB R7B 4E5

brandonanimalclinic.ca

 

Brandon Hills Veterinary Clinic

Farm and Companion Animals

204-728-2292
733 - 17th Street 
Brandon, MB, R7A5A1

brandonhillsvetclinic.com

 

Grand Valley Animal Clinic

Farm and Companion Animals

204-728-0033
304 Pacific Ave
Brandon, MB

gvac.ca

 

Wheat City Veterinary Clinic

Farm and Companion Animals

204-728-9262
1528 – 1st Street North
Brandon, MB R7C 1A4

wheatcityvetclinic.com

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