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Animal Services Agency

Fine listing

Below is the listing of Animal Services related fines:

Dogs

Bylaw section Fine summary Preset fine Early payment option

4(1)(b)

Fail to prevent dog from running at large

$200

$100

4(1)(c)

Fail to keep dog on required leash

$200

$100

4(1)(d)

Fail to ensure that dog is vaccinated for rabies or fail to provide proof of vaccination

$200

$100

4(1)(e)

Fail to prevent dog from barking, howling or unduly disturbing others

$200

$100

4(1)(f)

Fail to remove dog excrement

$200

$100

4(1)(g)

Fail to prevent dog from damaging property

$200

$100

4(1)(h)

Fail to prevent dog from pursuing person or animal

$200

$100

4(1)(i)

Fail to prevent dog from injuring person or animal

$350

N/A

4(1)(j)

Fail to prevent dog to be on school grounds, playgrounds, sports fields or areas where signs prohibit dogs

$200

$100

4(1)(k)

Fail to prevent dog from upsetting garbage cans or scattering garbage

$200

$100

4(1)(l)

Fail to confine dog in heat

$200

$100

4(1)(m)

Fail to ensure dog is not chained/tethered/dog house/kept outdoors for prolonged periods

$250

$125

4(1)(n)

Fail to supervise dog outdoors

$250

$125

4(5)

Fail to comply with rules for off-leash parks

$200

$100

5(1)

No dog licence

$250

$125

5(2.1)

Fail to spay/neuter dog (no intact pet licence)

$250

$125

5(4)

Fail to provide accurate information on licence application form

$500

$250

6(1)

Fail to have dog licence on dog

$50

$25

6(2)

Illegally removing dog licence

$200

$100

6.1(1)

No breeding permit for dog

$500

$250

7(1)

Owning or bringing prohibited dog breed into Winnipeg

$500

$400

10(2)

Fail to immediately surrender dog for rabies observation

$500

$400

10(3)

Fail to properly observe home quarantine

$500

$400

16.2

Fail to comply with dog daycare requirements

$250

$125

Additional court costs may be applied to fines.

View the Responsible Pet Ownership By‑law for more information.

Dangerous dogs

Bylaw section Fine summary Preset fine Early payment option

14(1)(a)

Fail to ensure dangerous dog is kept secure

$500

$400

14(1)(b)

Failure to use harness - Dangerous Dogs

$500

$400

14(1)(c)

Fail to provide certificate of liability insurance for dangerous dog

$500

$400

14(1)(d)

Fail to notify designated employee if dangerous dog is running at large or has harmed someone

$250

$125

14(1)(e)

Fail to provide designated employee with name of new owner of dangerous dog

$250

$125

14(1)(f)

Fail to implant microchip in dangerous dog

$250

$125

14(1)(g)

Fail to notify designated employee of
dangerous dog’s death

$250

$125

14(1)(h)

Fail to pay applicable licence fee for dangerous dog

$250

$125

14(1)(i)

Fail to post signage re dangerous dog

$250

$125

14(1)(j)

Fail to sterilize dangerous dog

$500

$400

14(1)(k)

Failure to provide training - Dangerous Dogs

$500

$250

14(1)(l)

Allow Dangerous Dog in prohibited area

$500

$250

Additional court costs may be applied to fines.

View the Responsible Pet Ownership By‑law for more information.

Cats

Bylaw section Fine summary Preset fine Early payment option

18(1)(b)

Fail to prevent cat from running at large

$200

$100

18(1)(c)

Fail to ensure that cat is on required leash

$200

$100

18(1)(d)

Fail to ensure that cat is vaccinated for rabies or fail to provide proof of vaccination

$200

$100

18(1)(e)

Fail to remove cat excrement

$200

$100

18(1)(f)

Fail to prevent cat from damaging property

$200

$100

18(1)(g)

Fail to prevent cat from injuring person or animal

$350

N/A

18(1)(h)

Fail to prevent cat from upsetting garbage cans or scattering garbage

$200

$100

18(1)(i)

Fail to confine cat in heat

$200

$100

19(1)

No cat licence

$250

$125

19(2.1)

Fail to spay/neuter cat (no intact pet licence)

$250

$125

19(4)

Fail to provide accurate information on licence application form

$500

$250

20(1)

Fail to have cat licence on cat without
registering licensed cat’s microchip or tattoo

$50

$25

20(2)

Illegally removing cat licence

$200

$100

21.1(1)

No breeding permit for cat

$500

$250

22(2)

Fail to comply with conditions on cat trap

$200

$100

23(2)

Fail to immediately surrender cat for rabies observation

$500

$400

23(3)

Fail to properly observe home quarantine

$500

$400

Additional court costs may be applied to fines.

View the Responsible Pet Ownership By‑law for more information.

Excess animals

Bylaw section Fine summary Preset fine Early payment option

25(2)

Exceed restriction on maximum number of animals without excess animal permit

$500

$400

Additional court costs may be applied to fines.

View the Responsible Pet Ownership By‑law for more information.

Commercial animals

Bylaw section Fine summary Preset fine Early payment option

29(1)

Keeping commercial animals in violation of zoning by-law

$400

$200

30(1)

Fail to prevent commercial animals from running at large

$200

$100

Additional court costs may be applied to fines.

View the Responsible Pet Ownership By‑law for more information.

Prohibited animals

Bylaw section Fine summary Preset fine Early payment option

33(1)

Keep or harbor prohibited animal in city

$500

$400

Additional court costs may be applied to fines.

View the Responsible Pet Ownership By‑law for more information.

General fines

Bylaw section Fine summary Preset fine Early payment option

37(1)

Fail to prevent animal from running at large

$200

$100

38(1)(a)

Open gate to allow animal to run at large

$400

$200

38(1)(b)

Entice animal to run at large

$400

$200

38(1)(c)

Tease animal in enclosed space

$400

$200

38(1)(d)

Throw or poke object into enclosed space with animal in the space

$400

$200

38(2)

Untie or free restrained animal

$400

$200

Additional court costs may be applied to fines.

View the Responsible Pet Ownership By‑law for more information.

Wildlife, traps & bait

Bylaw section Fine summary Preset fine Early payment option

38.1(1)

Use of outdoor body hold trap

$500

$250

38.2(a)

Fail to check live trap

$500

$250

38.2(b)

Fail to release or euthanize entrapped animal

$500

$250

38.3

Use of outdoor rodenticide other than by a licensed pest control company or government agency

$250

$125

38.4(1)

Feeding wildlife

$200

$100

Additional court costs may be applied to fines.

View the Responsible Pet Ownership By‑law for more information.

Pet safety

Bylaw section Fine summary Preset fine Early payment option

38.5(1)

Unattended companion animal in vehicle (at or warmer than 22 Celsius or at or colder than - 10 Celsius)

$500

$250

38.6

Cycling with a dog (at or warmer than 22 Celsius)

$250

$125

Additional court costs may be applied to fines.

View the Responsible Pet Ownership By‑law for more information.

Administration & enforcement

Bylaw section Fine summary Preset fine Early payment option

39

Interfere with enforcement officer

$500

$400

40

Fail to provide identification to enforcement officer

$500

$400

41(1)

Fail to sterilize adopted dog or cat

$500

$400

44.2(1)

Failure to comply with animal ownership restrictions (temporary or permanent ownership of animals)

$250

$125

Additional court costs may be applied to fines.

View the Responsible Pet Ownership By‑law for more information.

Last update: June 21, 2022

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