Animal Control, Pest Control and Nuisance Animals

Site: Burlington

Record #: BTN4772
Last Full Update: 16 May 2024

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

This listing provides an overview of animal control in the Burlington community and acts as an index to related listings in this directory 
Domestic Animals 
Animal Services consists of city staff specializing in animal care at the Burlington Animal Shelter and Animal Control Officers who respond to animal related calls and bylaw complaints

  • for contact information see separate listing here
  • for full text of the Animal Control By-law, which regulates pet licencing and microchipping, animal safety and common pet issues, see website

By-law enforcement officers from the Building and By-law Department respond to requests for service and inquiries on private property related to noise and nuisances

  • for contact information see separate listing here
  • for full text of the Noise and Nuisance Control By-law, which regulates and prohibits certain noises and nuisances including noise from pets such as barking, see website

Animal Control removes only dead, diseased or injured animals and only from outdoor locations

  • for contact information see separate listing here
  • for more information on how to coexist with wildlife in Burlington, such as Canada geese or coyotes, see website

For nuisance wildlife, such as bats, mice or skunks, or wildlife that has taken up residence inside a home, contact a private wildlife control service 
Halton Region does not remove wildlife, however Public Health will provide general information

  • for contact information see separate listing here

Animal Bites  
For domestic animal bites contact Burlington Animal Shelter

  • for contact information see separate listing here

For wildlife bites contact Halton Region Public Health

  • for contact information see separate listing here

Bed Bugs: 

  • for information see Halton Region's website 

Bee, Wasp and Hornet Removal
For services that will remove bees, wasps and hornets, contact a private pest control service


Not applicable

Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions

No application required

Languages English
Fees Service

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Physical Access Not Applicable

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Community Programs ; Topic Guides
HCSD Sub Heading Animal Services ; Special Topics
Service Categories Animal Regulation ; Pest Control Services

Agency Overview

Locations for this Service

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