The Township of Greater Madawaska

Animal Control

The Township of Greater Madawaska’s Animal Control By-law 09-2008 regulates the ownership and activity of dogs in the Municipality. Please take time to review the By-laws as well as the Provincial legislation that regulates your dog. 

For dogs at large, dog attacks and other dog related issues please contact Municipal Law Enforcement Services (MLES) by phone at 613-281-3773 or by email:

Animal Control Services are for domestic animals only. Your dog is not to trespass even when on a leash!

Dog Licences
All residents must purchase an annual licence for their dogs.  Landlords, please notify your tenants.  Dog tags are sold at the Township Office at a discounted rate before the end of March.  Tags can be mailed. 
•    Before March 31st - $15
•    After March 31st - $20

The Township of Greater Madawaska does not have a By-law for the activity of cats

For nuisance bears, call BEARWISE at 1-866-514-2327.  If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1.