Municipality of Bayham

Animal Control Services

The Municipality of Bayham provides Animal Control Services in accordance with By-law No. 2015-113.  The Municipality regulates Prohibited Animals in accordance with By-law No. 2015-070.

For dogs at large or lost and/or stray dogs which require the assistance of the dog control contractor please contact the Municipal Office:

T: 519-866-5521
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

After Hours Municipal Emergency Contact
T: 519-435-6454

For Animal Control please utilize the Confidential Municipal Law Enforcement Complaint Form

Dog Control provisions are outlined within the Animal Control By-law No. 2015-113.  Dog License fees are as below.  All dogs are required to be licensed each year in the Municipality of Bayham.  Dog owners are responsible to purchase tags from the municipal office.  Applications and payment can be mailed, dropped in office drop slot or presented at the municipal office. Tags available to purchase in person during regular office hours Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Dog License Application

Before March 31st After March 31st
License Fee First Dog $30.00 $50.00
Second Dog $35.00 $50.00

 Third Dog

only permitted in rural zones

$40.00 $50.00
Service Animal* No Charge No Charge
Kennel Fee $125.00 $150.00
Set Fee
Impound Fee Actual Costs + 25% Administration Fee
Replacement Tag First Tag $0.00
Any Tag Thereafter $15.00
Discount Spay/Neuter** $5.00
Early Payment*** $5.00


*Service Animal’ shall include:
    1. A ‘guide dog’, as defined in Section 1 of the Blind Persons Rights’ Act; or
    2. an animal used by a person with a disability if it is readily apparent that the animal is used by the person for reasons relating to his or her disability; or the person provides a letter from a physician or nurse practitioner confirming that the person requires the animal for reasons relating to the disability. (as per customer service standard)
    3. As defined within legislation
**Spay& Neuter Discount provided upon receipt of veterinary documentation
*** If paid prior to January 31.