Animal Control

The Town of Oakville has contracted the Oakville and Milton Humane Society to enforce a variety of local animal by-laws and provide animal control services in Oakville.

Animal Control services includes:

  • Pick up of stray animals
  • Removal of dead wildlife on town property including town roads
  • Removal of dead animals on regional roads
  • Enforcement of leash requirements
  • Responding to biting and aggressive dog concerns

For more animal control regulations see the town's animal control by-law.

Dog licensing

All dogs in the Town of Oakville must be licensed.

The Oakville and Milton Humane Society acts as a licensing agent on behalf of the town. Failure to purchase and annually renew your licence could result in a fine.

Dog licences can be purchased online, or you can download the dog license form and send it in by mail or fax. Visit the Oakville and Milton Humane Society website for more information.


For more information or to report an animal control concern, please contact:
Oakville and Milton Humane Society
445 Cornwall Road
Oakville, Ontario
L6J 7S8