To report animal cruelty please contact the Government of Ontario’s Provincial Animal Welfare Services team at 1-833-9ANIMAL (1-833-926-4625) or your local police services.
Ontario SPCA Orangeville & District Animal Centre
650 Riddell Road
Orangeville, ON L9W 5G5
By appointment only
*Closed for Statutory Holidays
Animal Control Hours
Monday to Friday – 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday and Sunday – 11:00am – 3:00pm
*Closed for all statutory holidays
From the west, take County Road 109 or Townline to Riddell Road. From the east, take Broadway or County Road 109 (Orangeville Bypass) to Riddell Road.
We are located on Riddell Road just north of Townline and south of Richardson Road in the west end industrial section of Orangeville. The Adoption Centre is located south of the new Sobeys Plaza, just past Richardson Road; we are on the east side of Riddell road, parking is in front of the Adoption Centre.\
Animal Bylaws – Orangeville & Erin
The Ontario SPCA Orangeville & District Animal Centre is contracted to enforce Animal Control Bylaws for the Town of Orangeville and the Town of Erin. To learn more about animal bylaws for Orangeville or Erin please call our office during normal business hours or contact the municipality. For information about all other municipal animal control bylaws please contact the local municipality.
License your dog!
If you live in the Town of Orangeville, you are required to have a current license tag affixed to your dog’s collar. Dog tags expire December 31 each year. Shelters across Ontario receive thousands of stray animals each year, and many do not have identification. Identification (including microchipping) is the best way to ensure that your lost pet can be reunited with your family!
DOG LICENSE FEES – Dog Tags expire December 31, each year.
Town of Orangeville
Required by the Town of Orangeville Bylaw 68-2000, Sec. 4.1.1.
Subject to a set fine of $200.00 for non-compliance.
A maximum of three dogs per dwelling unit is allowed.
For a Fixed Dog For a Non-Fixed Dog
1st Dog $20.00 $25.00
2nd Dog $20.00 $25.00
3rd Dog $50.00 $50.00
* April 1st, all dog tag fees are increased by $5.00 late penalty.
Town of Orangeville dog license application Click Here.
Town of Orangeville Dog Tags can also be purchased at:
- Ontario SPCA Orangeville & District Animal Centre, 650 Riddell Road, Orangeville
- Dufferin Veterinary Hospital for Pets, 24 Armstrong Street, Orangeville
- Global Pet Foods, 47 Broadway in Orangeville
- Mono Veterinary Clinic, Hwy. 10 north of Orangeville at the Mono Plaza, RR#4, Orangeville
- Broadway Animal Hospital, 328 Broadway, Unit 1, Orangeville
- Orangeville Animal Hospital, 236 Broadway, Orangeville
- Pet Valu, 50 Fourth Ave Unit 11 (Zehrs Plaza)
- Pet Valu, 520 Riddell Road, Westdale Plaza (Sobeys Plaza)
- Westend Veterinary Hospital, 35 Brenda Blvd. Unit 4, Orangeville
- Fifth Avenue Veterinary Clinic, 10 Fifth Avenue, Orangeville
Town of Erin
As set out in the Provincial Offences Act – Part 1, the fines for failure to license your dog, failing to affix the dog tag, or affixing the dog tag onto the incorrect dog have been increased to $125.00 fine per violation. Untagged dogs that are picked up are taken to the pound where there will be a charge to retrieve your pet (re: By-Law #08-08).
If purchased up to and including March 31st, each year: $ 20.00 each
If purchased after March 31st, each year: $ 30.00 each
There is no limit as to how many dogs you may own in the Town, but they must all be tagged. They must not be running at large or barking continuously so as to bother other residents. For barking dog-related complaints, please contact the By-law officer.
Here is the link to Town of Erin web site for more information & to download the application form: http://www.erin.ca/living-here/licenses-permits
Town of Erin Dog License Tags are available to purchase at:
- Ontario SPCA Orangeville & District Animal Centre – 650 Riddell Road, Orangeville
- The Town of Erin Municipal Office – 5684 Trafalgar Rd., just south of the Village of Hillsburgh