Municipal Animal Services

Town of Leamington

Dogs

The Town of Leamington offers animal control 24 hours a day for dogs. Stray dogs can be dropped off at the Kingsville/Leamington Dog Pound, or can be picked up by an animal control officer. Dogs are held at the Kingsville/ Leamington Dog Pound for their stray hold, and then transferred to St. Clair College or the Humane Society if not claimed.

Cats

The Town of Leamington offers residents who find a stray cat in the municipality the option of renting a trap from town hall and then having the cat picked up by the a town employee when the cat is trapped. The Town also offers spay/neuter vouchers to help residents spay or neuter community cats.

 

The Town of Leamington does not provide any service to pick up sick or injured stray cats in the municipality other than the above trap program.

 

Although not contracted for services for cats in Leamington, the Humane Society took in 184 stray cats from the Town of Leamington in 2022, 12 picked up by our staff.

Domestic Rabbits

The Town of Leamington does not normally provide any services for stray rabbits in the Town, even if they are sick or injured.

 

In the absence of any service provided by the Town, in 2022 the Humane Society took in 19 stray rabbits from the Town of Leamington, 1 picked up by our staff, plus 1 stray bird from the Town.

Wildlife

The Town of Leamington animal control officer will pick up raccoons, opossums, groundhogs, and skunks. The Town does not provide services for other wildlife in the Town, even if they are sick, injured, or orphaned.

 

Although not contracted for services for wildlife, the Humane Society took in 1 sick, injured, or orphaned wild animal from the Town of Leamington in 2022.

Protective Care

The Town of Leamington animal control officer will respond in situations where police, fire, or paramedics are involved and no family or friend is on scene.

 

In 2023, the Humane Society took in 4 Leamington animals at the request of social service agencies.