In the Town of Orangeville, we contract the Orangeville and District Branch of the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) to enforce and administer the Animal Control By-law [link to Animal Control By-law].

Apply for a dog licence

You can purchase a dog licence through the Orangeville and District Branch of the OSPCA. All dog owners must get a dog licence annually by April 1 or within six days of becoming a dog owner.

Animal Control Bylaw

The Town's Animal Control By-law [link to animal control by-law] promotes responsible pet ownership. This includes information about:

  • barking dogs
  • dogs off leash
  • biting dogs
  • poop and scoop regulations
  • prohibited animals

Contact the Orangeville and District Branch of the OSPCA for information about:

  • animals in need
  • pet adoptions
  • animal control