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Rainbow District Animal Services and By-Law Enforcement

Animal Services and By-Law Enforcement

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  • Patrols the following list of Municipalities on a regular basis and responds to complaints regarding stray or nuisance dogs or cats and other By-Law violations including noise and parking, during regular business hours:
    • Town of Espanola
    • Town of Sables-Spanish Rivers (Massey, Walford, Webbwood)
    • Town of Spanish
    • Township of Baldwin (McKerrow)
    • Township of Nairn and Hyman
    • Township of The North Shore (Serpent River, Spragg, Algoma Mills)
    • Atikameksheng Anishnawbek (Whitefish Lake First Nation)
    • Whitefish River First Nation
  • or complaints regarding stray or nuisance dogs (only) in:
    • Town of Northeastern Manitoulin & The Islands (Little Current, Sheguiandah)
    • Municipality of Killarney
    • Wahnapitae First Nation
    • Municipality of Markstay-Warren
  • Issues dog tags
  • Enforces animal by-laws
Provides a free, online lost and found reporting system on the website
  • Offers adoption services for dogs and cats
No restrictions
Application Process
No application process
Toll Free
705-673-3647 - (705-673-DOGS)
Web Site
Mailing Address
PO Box 640
Azilda, ON, P0M 1B0
Richard Paquette, By-Law Enforcement Officer
Service - licenses, adoption fees ; None - lost and found pet listings
Documents Required
No documents required
Fully Accessible
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 23, 2023
411 St Agnes St W
Greater Sudbury, ON, P0M 1B0
Located at St Agnes St W near Fire Route P/Q
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Hours of Operation
By Appointment
Service Area(s)
  • Algoma Mills
  • Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation
  • Baldwin Township
  • Espanola
  • Killarney
  • Little Current
  • Markstay-Warren
  • Massey
  • McKerrow
  • Nairn and Hyman Township
  • Sables-Spanish Rivers Township
  • Serpent River
  • Sheguiandah
  • Spragge
  • The North Shore
  • Wahnapitae First Nation
  • Webbwood
  • Whitefish River First Nation