The City of London's services related to animal care and control help ensure
that citizens with and without pets may enjoy municipal amenities and a high
standard of quality of life.
The health and safety of all our animals contributes to the health, well-being
and liveability of our city.
The City's Animal Services are divided into two main areas:
Designed to enhance the living conditions of animals in our city, the
program consists of various approaches to animal welfare - including
cat & dog licensing, animal identification, responsible pet ownership, and
providing a second chance for animals that have been abandoned or become
Animal Care & Control Program
With services provided under contract by the London Animal Care Centre (LACC),
the Animal Care & Control Program's four main areas of responsibility
are: animal control, by-law enforcement, the Dog Licensing and Cat
Identification Program, and shelter (Pound) services for stray animals.