News release

Take the Lead – Be a Responsible Pet Owner Campaign Begins June 24

City services | June 19, 2017

There’s more to walking your dog than you may know. Mississauga Animal Services will be at Community Common Park on Saturday, June 24 to start their Take the lead – be a responsible pet owner campaign.

This campaign addresses three areas of being a responsible pet owner including pet licences, stoop and scoop and leashing. Community Common Park in Mississauga’s downtown core will be host for the start of this campaign which will continue throughout the summer and early fall in City parks.

Details About Take the Lead – Be a responsible pet owner


Saturday, June 24, 2017


8:30 a.m. – noon


Community Common Park
355 Princess Royal Drive, Mississauga


Residents, dog owners or anyone interested in an interactive morning of fun with Mississauga Animal Services; Ward 4 Councillor, John Kovac; and Dogtopia.

The morning will include training tips, quizzes, giveaways and a contest to win a spa day for your dog at Dogtopia. If you can’t make it, join our live Twitter chat @citymississauga from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Use the hashtag #petchat in your tweet to ask us questions about pet licences, stoop and scoop and leashing.

For more information on Mississauga Animal Services’ Take the Lead campaign visit or call 311 or 905-615-4311 if you are outside city limits.

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