The Humane Services Department

Is responsible for the enforcement of the following:

Animal Control Regulations 

NEW Provincial Animal Health and Protection Act

Animal Protection Regulations

Animal Protection Standards Regulations

Nuisance Animals Regulations

Contact us at 834-6552

EMERGENCY after hours 834-6529


Shelter Hours:

Daily – 8 a.m – 10 p.m



We are located at:

106 Conception Bay Highway

Directly behind the Town Hall and Library


We are responsible for:

  • operating a shelter for stray animals, injured, lost or abandoned
  • Adoption
  • Rescue injured animals that have been struck by automobiles or suffered some other form of injury
  • Issues FREE pet licenses
  • Responds to and investigates complaints of animal abuse, roaming and other related animal activities
  • Operates an AFTER HOUR EMERGENCY service for injured animals or situations involving aggressive and neglected¬†animals


Please call for an appointment before stopping by to ensure someone is in the shelter.

Prior arrangements must be made if you set your own cat cage to safely trap stray/feral cats on your property.  We need to ensure there is adequate space.