Animal Control

Animal Control Information Line - (902) 307-0475

If you believe you are dealing with a potential fierce and dangerous dog it is important to call the dispatch number as soon as possible. You will be asked to supply a statement if the dog attacked /threatened you or if you witnessed the incident, this may be required in order to obtain a warrant to secure the dog if it is not running at large. Your complaint will be documented, and if applicable, our dog enforcement officer will be notified, and will do the following:

If the dog is at large (running loose off the owner’s property):

 If the dog is no longer at large (loose) and is back on the owner’s property:


 Municipality of Argyle - By-law #12A - Dogs