About the Animal Services Agency
The Animal Services Agency provides animal control measures under the City of Winnipeg Charter and related by-laws.
- Animal licensing and registration
- Neighbourhood dispute resolution
- Investigation and response to animal related complaints and inquiries including stray dogs, exotic animals and injured animals
- After-hours emergencies
- Enforcement of related by-laws
This service also includes public education and the promotion of responsible pet ownership and care for cats and dogs,
as well as the adoption of unclaimed animals.
Animal Services Agency Mandate:
To promote, protect and safeguard the health of the community by establishing and maintaining an urban environment which permits the City's human and animal populations to co-exist free of conditions which adversely affect the health, safety and enjoyment of the community. Animal Services Agency is responsible for the enforcement of animal care and control by-laws to minimize risk in the communities served.