Lost and Found Dogs
If you have lost or found a dog please call the Township Office immediately. After office hours or on weekends/holidays please contact 1-800-546-4933.
Front of Yonge Township contracts pound services to the Brockville OSPCA. The number for the Brockville OSPCA is 613-345-5520. Any owners of dogs that have been impounded are responsible for all impound fees, fines and must purchase a dog tag before the dog will be released.
The 2019 dog tags are now available at the Township Office. The cost per tag is $12.50 for spayed and neutered dogs, $20.00 for non-spayed and non-neutered dogs. The deadline for purchase is March 31st. Effective April 1st the price of tags will double.
If you are unable to make it to the office during regular business hours, please mail a cheque and your dogs information (name, age, colour , breed, sex, etc.) and we will mail your tag(s) to you.
No person shall operate a kennel in the Township unless he/she has obtained a license for such kennel under the provisions of the By-law #12-17. Fees for a hobby kennel are $100.00, and $150.00 for a commercial kennel.
For more information of running a kennel in Front of Yonge Township refer to the By-law for the Licensing, Regulating and Keeping of Dogs #12-17 or call the Township office at 613-923-2251.
Dogs at Large
No person shall allow a dog to run at large in the Township of Front Yonge. Any dog found running at large may be seized and/or impounded. The owner of the dog which is found to be running at large is in contravention of the By-law may be issued an Offence Notice or Summons by the Municipal By-law Officer or Dog Control Officer.
Noise and Nuisance
Every person or owner of a dog who allows waste to be deposited on private property or property of the Corporation, without authorization from the owner, is guilty of an offence.
A dog shall be considered a public nuisance if:
- It persistently barks, howls or there are repeated instances; or
- It causes damage to public or private property, including injury to livestock and poultry; or
- It interferes with or dumps or scatter garbage or trash; or
- It persistently chases people using public or private property adjacent to the property where the dog or dogs are kept or harboured.
For residents who wish to lodge a complaint about a dog(s) running at large or being a nuisance they may fill out a complaint form at the Township office and will be followed up the by-law enforcement officer. Please note that all complaints filed are kept confidential.
To read the Dog Control By-law click here