Animal Services

The Municipality of Central Huron ensures that our community is a safe and healthy environment for both our residents and animals.

Dog licensing

The Municipality of Central Huron needs all dogs to be licensed. The licence must be attached to the dog at all times. You must have a dog licence on or before March 31st of every year or you may be subject to a penalty.

Dog licence fees
Licence typeFee

Spayed or Neutered Dog (each)


Male/Female Dog (Each)


Staffordshire or Pit Bull


Kennel Licence


Replacement Licence


Late Penalty


If you have moved or no longer require a dog tag, please contact Town Hall at 519-482-3997 or by email at

How to pay

By mail

Complete our dog licence application and mail it with your cheque to:

Municipality of Central Huron

23 Albert Street

Clinton, ON

In person

Bring your completed dog licence application to the Clerk's Department at Town Hall on 23 Albert Street, Clinton ON.

You can pay by cash, debit, cheque, Visa or Master Card.

Hours of operation:

Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Stoop and Scoop

You are responsible for cleaning up after your dogs. We pride ourselves on our neighbourhoods for all to enjoy and use. Please carry a scoop bag when you are off your property and help keep the Municipality clean.

Animal control

Our Animal Control Officer is responsible for animal control services in the Municipality of Central Huron and ensuring compliance with the Municipality's Animal Control Bylaw.

To Make an Inquiry or Complaint:

The Municipality of Central Huron will receive animal control complaints in writing in two different ways:

  1. In Person at Town Hall: 23 Albert St, Clinton ON, Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
  2. By email:

Fill out the appropriate complaint form in its entirety.

The Animal Control Officer may wish to contact you to confirm information, or ask further questions regarding the issue. Please note that complainant information is considered confidential and will not be released to the person whose property is under complaint.