Municipal Animal Services

Municipality of Lakeshore

Dogs

The Municipality of Lakeshore offers animal control 24 hours a day for dogs. Stray dogs can be dropped off at the Lakeshore Dog Pound, or can be picked up by an animal control officer. Dogs are held at the Lakeshore 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 Lakeshore, the Humane Society took in 2 stray dogs from the Town of Lakeshore in 2023.

Cats

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

 

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

 

In 2023, the Humane Society took in 174 stray cats from the Municipality of Lakeshore. In the absence of any service provided by the Municipality, Humane Society staff picked up 14 of those cats.

Domestic Rabbits

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

Wildlife

The Municipality of Lakeshore does not provide any services for wildlife in the Municipality, even if they are sick, injured, or orphaned.

 

In the absence of any service provided by the Municipality, in 2023 the Humane Society took in 79 sick, injured, or orphaned wild animals from the Municipality of Lakeshore, 50 picked up by our staff.

Protective Care

The Municipality of Lakeshore 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.

In 2023, the Humane Society took in 1 Lakeshore animal at the request of social service agencies.