Animal Services and Wildlife
VIP* (*Very Important Pet!) Regulations and Services
The City of Greater Sudbury has adopted the principles of responsible pet ownership for the well-being and safety of residents and animals in our community. Our objectives include:
- Encouraging proper care and management of pets
- Rescuing dogs and cats which may be injured or roaming at large
- Reuniting lost dogs and cats with their owners whenever possible
- Promoting adoption or fostering of homeless dogs and cats and
- Enforcing regulations that balance the rights of local pet owners with the rights of residents who do not have pets
Greater Sudbury Animal Shelter at 39 Kari Road in Wahnapitae provides a temporary home for dogs and cats found injured, abandoned or roaming at large in our community.
The Shelter is open Mondays to Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m and weekends from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dial 705-694-PETS (7387) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Take Highway 17E to Highway 537/Hill Street. Follow to Dryden Road East for 6.8 km then turn right onto Kari Road (gravel road) for about 1.4 km.
Greater Sudbury By-law Compliance and Enforcement Officers work seven days a week and evenings to follow-up on complaints about potential infractions of the municipal animal control by-law. Residents may dial 3-1-1 to register a question or complaint or email email@example.com for nonurgent requests. TTY: 705-688-3919.
An emergency line for injured or potentially dangerous dogs and cats found roaming at large is available around the clock, seven days a week. After business hours, dial 3-1-1 then press 6 to reach the City of Greater Sudbury's call answer service. TTY: 705-688-3919