Animal Services

Dog and kennel licenses are required in Highlands East and dogs are not permitted to run at large without a leash.

Learn more about Dog Licenses

Loose dogs

To report a dog running at large please call By-Law Enforcement at 613-339-2442.

Dog By-law

View the Municipal Dog By-Law for more information on rules and regulations for keeping dogs in Highlands East.

Exotic animals

Our Exotic Animal By-Law prohibits the keeping of exotic animals of various types ranging from species native to the area such as foxes and skunks to non-native, protected or endangered, dangerous and/or invasive species of mammals, reptiles, birds and insects. For a complete list and examples, please consult Schedule B of our Exotic Animal By-Law.

Rabies vaccines

All dogs and cats over the age of 3 months are required to be vaccinated for rabies. It is not a requirement to show proof when purchasing a licence.

Rabies Clinics are held annually. Please monitor our website for updated information on location, dates and times.

P.A.W.S.: Protecting Animal Welfare Shelter

Municipal Dog Pound meetings are held on the third Thursday in January, April, July and October. Meetings take place at 10:00 a.m. in the Faraday Municipal Office located at 29860A Highway 28.