If you see a dog running at large, please contact By-Law Enforcement at 519-762-2204 or email email@example.com
For after hours please call the OPP non-emergency line 519-631-2920 or (24/7 anywhere in Ontario) 1-888-310-1122
A dangerous dog is a dog that has bitten or injured a human being or domestic animal, or that has been threatening or aggressive towards a human being or domestic animal.
For more information, please see the by-law here.
Dutton Dunwich does not license cats.
People and wildlife live side by side and coyote sightings are commonplace in rural Ontario, even in built-up areas. If you see a coyote, keep your distance and the animal will most likely avoid you.
More Information and Fact Sheets:
For more information on managing and preventing conflicts with coyotes please see the Ministry of Natural Resources Webpage
Sick or Injured Animals
Salthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Centre can help you, if you find wildlife that is in distress. Please contact them right away so the animal can get the help it needs.
Phone: 519 264-2440
Another Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation will take in injured or orphaned wild animal, rehabilitation and returning them to the wild.
There is a current rise in H5N1 Avian Influenza Cases. If you discover a deceased wild bird in your backyard or park, do not handle the animal, and call the Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre at 1-800-673-4781. For more information visit The Ministry of Health and Longterm Care Website here.
If you have any concerns with wildlife acting in an unnatural way, please contact the following trapper (fees are applicable) who will manage them in a humane way:
Dave Heyblom - Home (519) 764-2688 Cell (226) 374-5176
- Humane nuisance animal removal of raccoon, possums, skunk, groundhog, muskrats, beaver, and feral cats
- Preventive screening installation available for a skunk and groundhog burrowing.
- Livestock predator control of coyote and fox.
To report a lost pet, contact the Humane Society London & Middlesex at 1-877-909-0519. If the pet has already been called-in or picked up by By-Law Control, they may be able to identify your animal right away. Lost pets are posted here.