Animal Services and Wildlife

COVID-19 Update – July 16, 2021

As of Friday, July 16, Greater Sudbury will enter step three of the Province’s Roadmap to Reopen. The roadmap outlines a three-step plan to safely and gradually ease public health measures and reopen the province. 

The Greater Sudbury Animal Shelter continues to accept visitors by appointment only. Please contact 311 to make arrangements.

Pet licences and tags are available online at

See information regarding Canine parvovirus (commonly called Parvo) a highly contagious viral disease that can produce a life-threatening gastrointestinal illness in puppies and dogs. 

Animal Licences and Tags

Buy your dog and cat tags online

Contact Animal Services

Call or email us with questions or concerns

Animal Shelter

Adopt a pet or search for a lost pet

Animal Bites and Attacks

Learn what to do if you are bitten or attacked by a pet

A dog laying on its back on the lawn.

Animal Care and Control By-law

Learn about responsible pet ownership

Spay and Neuter

Learn about spay and neuter programs

Unattended Pets in Hot Vehicles

Keep pets safe from heat-related illnesses


Report a bear and learn about nuisance beavers