We provide a variety of animal related services such as dog licences, livestock claims and more. The Township of South Stormont does not remove wildlife from private property, raccoons, skunks, foxes and any other wild animal found on private property should be removed with the assistance of a pest control specialist or a Wildlife Rehabilitator.  For more information on wildlife, please call the Ministry of Natural Resources at 1-800-667-1940. 


The Township of South Stormont's animal services are regulated under the Responsible Pet Ownership By-law.

The Township of South Stormont requires every dog owner to register their dog and obtain an annual license. Dog tags identify your pet and ensure they get home safely if they are lost. DocuPet is the official pet licensing partner of the Township of South Stormont, for more information visit southstormont.docupet.com

Apply for a Dog Tag


The Township's Responsible Pet Ownership By-law limits the number of cats to three (3) per dwelling unit in urban settlement areas. Cat owners are not required to license their cat(s) but must comply with the regulations of the By-law. 

If you have any questions concerning the Responsible Pet Ownership By-law or are unsure if you are located in an urban settlement area, please contact Town Hall.

Stray and Feral Cats

Residents who find themselves encountering feral or stray cats are encouraged to contact the OSPCA SDG Branch directly, who can then provide helpful guidance on how to properly deal with the cat(s). 

The local OSPCA Branch can be reached at:

Ontario SPCA Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Animal Centre
550 Boundary Road
Cornwall, ON
(613) 936-0072

Additional resources for feral cat support and services provided by the SDG OSPCA can also be found on their website.

Animal Control 

To report a dog running at large (lost and found) please call Kevin Casselman (613) 913-1476.
To report a dangerous dog or dog bite please call the OPP at 613-534-2223.

Animal Protection
Cruelty to any animal is not tolerated in Ontario. If you think an animal is in distress or is being abused, call: 1-833-9-ANIMAL (264625). For more information on animal protection, please visit www.ontario.ca/protection