Municipal Animal Services

Town of Kingsville

Dogs

The Town of Kingsville 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.

 

Although not contracted for services for dogs in Kingsville, the Humane Society took in 3 stray dogs from the Town of Kingsville in 2023.

Cats

The Town of Kingsville offers residents who find a stray cat in the municipality the option of bringing them to the Humane Society at no charge. The Town also offers spay/neuter vouchers to help residents spay or neuter community cats.

 

The Town of Kingsville does not provide any service to pick up sick or injured stray cats in the municipality.

 

In 2023, the Humane Society took in 187 stray cats from the Town of Kingsville.  In the absence of any service provided by the Town, Humane Society staff picked up 7 of those cats.

Domestic Rabbits

The Town of Kingsville does not 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 2023 the Humane Society took in 1 stray rabbit from the Town of Kingsville.

Wildlife

The Town of Kingsville 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 Kingsville in 2023.

Protective Care

The Town of Kingsville animal control officer will respond in situations where police, fire, or paramedics are involved and no family or friend is on scene. Shelter is only available for dogs.