New Residents >>Village Rules >>Dogs
If you own a dog or dogs, you should be aware of the following:
 
Licenses
  • Every dog needs a license. Licenses become due on the first day of January of each year.
  • License fees are reduced if the dog is spayed or neutered.
  • Dogs can be licensed at any time, if acquired after the first day of January.
  • The dog tag provided by the Village office needs to be securely fastened to the dog's collar.
  • Not more than two dogs are allowed at the same time. 
  • No owner shall permit a dog to be anywhere than on the owner’s premises without a tag, unless the dog is under the control of the owner.
  • Dog Catching
    • It is the duty of the Poundkeeper to capture and confine in a pound all dogs found running at large.
    • An impounded dog may be redeemed by the owner at any time within three (3) working days of the time of capture, as long as pound fees are paid. (see Fees)
    • Any dog which bites any person, whether on private premises or elsewhere, shall be kept under the personal supervision of a licensed veterinary surgeon, at the owner’s expense, until  it is certified that all danger of infection has ceased.
    • No owner shall allow a dog to annoy the quiet of others anywhere by barking or howling.
    • No person shall keep or harbor in the Village of St-Pierre-Jolys a POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS OR VICIOUS DOG regardless of age or breed.
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