About Animal Services

About Us

Mississauga Animal Services is committed to excellence in both animal care and customer service. Our philosophy is to promote responsible pet ownership through education and enforcement. Our services include:

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  • Care and feeding of homeless shelter pets
  • Returning lost pets to their homes
  • Adopting homeless pets to new families
  • Rescuing sick injured domestic animals and wildlife
  • 24/7 emergency animal rescue services
  • Veterinary support for animals in our care
  • Pet licensing for dogs and cats - licensing new pets and renewing pet licences
  • Investigating animal care issues, dog bites and by-law complaints through 311
  • Keeping neighbourhoods safe for people and pets
  • Providing community education programs
  • Neighbourhood animal awareness and responsibility patrols
  • Maintaining a database of licensed pets
  • Investigating Standards of Care
  • Neighbourhood Pet Licensing Patrols
  • Educating residents about the City's wildlife
  • Enforcing violations as per the City's Animal Care and Control By-law (0098-04)
  • Information about responsible pet ownership including our Stoop and Scoop education