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Fine Listing

Below is the listing of Animal Services related fines:

Dog Related Fines
Additional court costs will be applied to all fines.
Preset Fine Early Payment Option
Fail to prevent dog from running at large $200.00 $100.00
Fail to keep dog on required leash $200.00 $100.00
Fail to ensure that dog is vaccinated for rabies or fail to provide proof of vaccination $200.00 $100.00
Fail to prevent dog from barking, howling or unduly disturbing others $200.00 $100.00
Fail to remove dog excrement $400.00 $200.00
Fail to prevent dog from damaging property $200.00 $100.00
Fail to prevent dog from pursuing person or animal $200.00 n/a
Fail to prevent dog from injuring person or animal $350.00 n/a
Fail to prevent dog from being on certain property $200.00 $100.00
Fail to prevent dog from upsetting garbage cans or scattering garbage $200.00 $100.00
Fail to confine dog in heat $200.00 $100.00
Fail to comply with rules for off-leash parks $200.00 $100.00
No dog licence $250.00 $125.00
Fail to provide accurate information on licence application form $500.00 $250.00
Fail to have dog licence on dog $50.00 $25.00
Illegally removing dog licence $200.00 $100.00
Owning or bringing prohibited dog breed into Winnipeg $1,500.00 $1,000.00
Fail to immediately surrender dog for rabies observation $1,500.00 n/a
Fail to properly observe home quarantine $1,000.00 n/a
Dangerous Dog Related Fines
Additional court costs will be applied to all fines.
Preset Fine Early Payment Option
Fail to ensure dangerous dog is kept secure $1,000.00 n/a
Fail to ensure dangerous dog remains on owner's property unless muzzled and restrained $1,000.00 n/a
Fail to provide certificate of liability insurance for a dangerous dog $1,000.00 $500.00
Fail to notify designated employee if dangerous dog is running at large or has harmed someone $250.00 $125.00
Fail to provide designated employee with the name of the new owner of dangerous dog $250.00 $125.00
Fail to implant microchip in dangerous dog $1,000.00 $500.00
Fail to notify designated employee of dangerous dog's death $250.00 $125.00
Fail to pay applicable dangerous dog licence fee $250.00 $125.00
Fail to post dangerous dog signage $250.00 $125.00
Fail to sterilize dangerous dog $1,000.00 $500.00
Cat Related Fines
Additional court costs will be applied to all fines.
Preset Fine Early Payment Option
Fail to prevent cat from running at large $200.00 $100.00
Fail to ensure that cat is on required leash $200.00 $100.00
Fail to ensure that cat is vaccinated for rabies or fail to provide proof of vaccination $200.00 $100.00
Fail to remove cat excrement $400.00 $200.00
Fail to prevent cat from damaging property $200.00 $100.00
Fail to prevent cat from injuring person or animal $200.00 $100.00
Fail to prevent cat from upsetting garbage cans or scattering garbage $200.00 $100.00
Fail to confine cat in heat $200.00 $100.00
No cat license $250.00 $125.00
Fail to provide accurate information on licence application form $500.00 $250.00
Fail to have cat licence on cat without registering the cat's microchip or tattoo $50.00 $25.00
Illegally removing cat licence $200.00 $100.00
Fail to comply with conditions on cat trap $500.00 $250.00
Fail to immediately surrender cat for rabies observation $1,500.00 n/a
Fail to properly observe home quarantine $1,000.00 n/a
Excess Animal Related Fines
Additional court costs will be applied to all fines.
Preset Fine Early Payment Option
Exceed restriction on maximum number of animals without excess animal permit $500.00 $250.00
Commercial Animal Related Fines
Additional court costs will be applied to all fines.
Preset Fine Early Payment Option
Keeping commercial animals in violation of zoning by-laws $400.00 $200.00
Fail to prevent commercial animals from running at large $200.00 $100.00
Prohibited Animal Related Fines
Additional court costs will be applied to all fines.
Preset Fine Early Payment Option
Keep or harbour prohibited animal in city $1,500.00 $750.00
General Fines
Additional court costs will be applied to all fines.
Preset Fine Early Payment Option
Failure to prevent animal from running at large $200.00 $100.00
Open gate to allow animal to run at large $200.00 n/a
Entice animal to run at large $200.00 n/a
Tease animal in an enclosed space $400.00 n/a
Throw or poke object into enclosed space with animal in the space $400.00 n/a
Untie or free restrained animal $200.00 n/a
Administration and Enforcement Related Fines
Additional court costs will be applied to all fines.
Preset Fine Early Payment Option
Interfere with enforcement officer $500.00 n/a
Fail to provide identification to enforcement officer $500.00 $250.00
Fail to sterilize adopted dog or cat $500.00 $250.00
Last update: March 29, 2016