Animal Control and Licencing
All dog owners are required to purchase a dog tag each year for each dog they own or keep on their property.
The Township has contracted Frontenac Municipal Law Enforcement as animal control officers for the municipality.Dog Tag Fees – The regular rate for a dog tag is $30 per dog, per year. Dog tags go on sale in late November for the upcoming year, and can be purchased at a discounted rate of $15 until March 31. As of April 1, the regular rate of $30 applies. No exceptions are made to this rule.
If your dog loses its tag from the current calendar year, a replacement may be purchased for $4.
Kennel Licensing - For information, please contact the Odessa Municipal Office at 613-386-7351, ext. 100.
Dog Tag Licence Application
The Dog Control By-law and attending fee schedule can be viewed on our Frequently Requested By-laws page.
Have you lost your dog? Call
- Frontenac Municipal Law Enforcement – 613-541-3213
- Lennox & Addington SPCA – 613-354-2492
- Kingston Humane Society – 613-546-1291
Animal Control Complaints - Complaints regarding stray or barking dogs should be made by calling Frontenac Municipal Law Enforcement, 613-541-3213.
Some Requirements Under the Dog Control By-law are
- The Dog Control By-law states that any owner of a dog which defecates in a public place must clean up the droppings and dispose of it in a sanitary manner. There is a $75.00 fine for this offence.
- Dogs must also not be permitted to run at large at any time and must be on a leash when in a public park. There is a $75.00 fine for this offence.
If you have previously purchased tags but no longer have a dog, you are encouraged to notify the Administrative Services Department at the Odessa Municipal Office, 613-386-7351, ext. 100, to have your information removed from our database and avoid followup from a By-law Control Officer.
If you have any questions regarding the Dog Control By-law, please contact Frontenac Municipal Law Enforcement at 613-541-3213 or the municipal offices at 613-386-7351, ext. 0.
Where to Buy Dog Tags
|Odessa Municipal Office
263 Main Street, Odessa
613 386-7351 - Hours
|WJ Henderson Recreation Centre
322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview
613 389-3648 - Hours
|Leisure & Activity Centre
177 Upper Park Drive, Amherstview
613 634-5355 - Hours
|Amherst Island Ferry Office
955 Stella Forty-Foot Road, Stella
613 389-3393 - Hours
|Amherstview Pet Hospital
4507 Bath Road, Amherstview
613 384-6618 - Call for hours
|Free Flow Gas Bar
242 Main Street, Bath
613 352-5820 - Call for hours
|Frontenac Animal Hospital
745 Development Drive, Unit 1, Kingston
613 389-3696 - Call for hours