Northern Animal Welfare Unit

Site: Telephone Service

Service: Animal Cruelty and Neglect Investigations

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Description & Services
Public Comments The Timmins and District Humane Society oversees animal welfare services in the cities of Timmins, Sault Ste Marie, Sudbury, North Bay and Temiskaming-Cochrane. Thunder Bay inspectors, under the umbrella of the Thunder Bay and District Humane Society, are also included in the the Northern Animal Welfare Unit.
Description (Agency) Provides investigative services to protect animals from cruelty and neglect
Description (Service) Provides Animal Welfare Inspectors to investigate and protect animals from cruelty, abuse and neglect 
  • Northern Animal Welfare Unit inspectors have the powers of a peace officer for the purpose of enforcing animal welfare-related legislation, and has the legal authority to: 
    • make the owner of the animal address any neglect/abuse 
    • remove an animal from an owner's care for allowing ongoing distress/abuse 
    • charge a person under provincial or federal laws for animal cruelty/neglect
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Algoma District ; Cochrane District ; Nipissing District ; Sudbury District ; Thunder Bay District ; Timiskaming District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call the toll free number to file an incident ticket; an Animal Welfare Inspector in the appropriate region will be dispatched for the case
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-833-926-4625 (1-833-9-ANIMAL)
Website https://www.mcscs.jus.gov.on.ca/english/AnimalWelfare/paws.html?utm_source=sudbury.com&utm_campaign=sudbury.com&utm_medium=referral
Located In Community Timmins
Address Timmins, ON
 
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Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial