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Animal Control in the Town of Bashaw


Animal Control in the Town of Bashaw  Dogs-and-Cats1

We have received numerous complaints about Cats At Large.  Both Dogs and Cats require Annual License Tags through the Town of Bashaw!! (First offence for failing to license is $75.00).

Keep your pets on a leash or in a fenced-in yard when outdoors and do not let them wander the neighborhood or get out of your sight (First offence for pets running at large is $80.00).

barking dogsControl your dog’s barking. Excessive barking so that it disturbs someone is considered and offence (First offence for barking disturbance is $100.00).


Pick up after your pet right away. It is the Law! No one wants to step in or smell that “gift” your pet left behind. If you are not willing to be responsible for pet clean upyour pet as is required in any community, you should not own one (First Offence for failing to pick up after

your pet is $100.00).



We have Animal Control officers enforcing our Animal Control Bylaws.

To review our Animal Control Bylaws, click the links below:
Cat Control Bylaw
Dog Control Bylaw

In accordance with our Bylaws, fines will be issued to offenders.

 Animal Enforcement Penalties
(part of Master Rates and Schedules Bylaw 760-2014)
Section 1 – Legislative   Appendix:A
Reference Bylaws 718-2009 and 719-2009

PART 3  
Section 1 Fail to obtain an animal license $75.00 $150.00 $300.00
Section 2(a) Animal runs at large $80.00 $200.00 $300.00
Section 2(b) Fail to ensure collar and tag worn on Animal $75.00 $150.00 $300.00
Section 2(c) Fail to confine Animal in heat $100.00 $200.00 $300.00
Section 2(d) Fail to immediately remove Animal’s defecation $100.00 $200.00 $300.00
Section 2(e) Animal in playground or sand area $100.00 $200.00 $300.00
Section 2(f) Animal stalks or kills birds on Public or Private Property $100.00 $200.00 $300.00
Section 2(g) Animal damages public or private property $150.00 $300.00 Court
Section 2(h) Animal bites any person or animal Court Court Court
Section 2(i) Animal attacks or injures any person or animal Court Court Court
Section 3(a) Fail to provide identification $200.00 $400.00 Court
Section 3(b) Providing false or misleading information $200.00 $400.00 Court

Section 4

Harboring, suffering, or permitting more than three Animals at a residence. $100.00 $200.00 $300.00


Section 4(a) Interfering with a Bylaw Enforcement Officer $200.00 $400.00 Court
Section 4(b) Unlocking or unlatching a vehicle with an impounded Animal $200.00 $400.00 Court
Section 4(c) Removing or attempting to remove a Animal from the possession of a Bylaw Enforcement Officer $200.00 $400.00 Court

**All complaints and pet enforcement issues to be channeled through the Town office and MUST be in writing.