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Animal Control, Pest Control and Nuisance Animals

Site: Burlington

Agency Information
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (20) Regional Government
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 
By-laws pertaining to animals include: 
* Animal Control By-law (covers dog licencing, attacks, cat microchipping, animals at large, prohibited and restricted animals, etc.) is enforced by Burlington Animal Shelter (for contact information see separate listing here) and City of Burlington Animal Control Officer, 905-335-3030 
* Noise and Nuisance By-law (covers noise from pets, such as barking) is enforced by Burlington. Building and By-law Department (for contact information see separate listing here
For full text of By-laws see website 
Wildlife (including bats, mice, raccoons, rats and skunks):  
* for nuisance wildlife or wildlife that has taken up residence inside a home, contact a private wildlife control service 
* Burlington Animal Shelter removes wildlife only if it is both diseased, injured or dead and outdoors (does not remove nuisance wildlife, or wildlife inside homes, attics or chimneys, does not remove pests such as bees or wasps), for full Burlington Animal Shelter listing see here 
* Halton Health Department does not remove wildlife, however the public health office 905-825-6000 will provide general information 
For additional information on dealing with beavers, bears, Canada geese, coyotes, foxes, and pigeons: see City of Burlington information website 
Animal Bites  
* for domestic animal bites contact Burlington Animal Shelter, 905-335-3030  
* for wildlife bites contact both the Burlington Animal Shelter 905-335-3030 and Halton Region Public Health department, 905-825-6000 
Bed Bugs:  
* for information see Halton Region's website  
* for online Bedbug Registry (user-submitted bed bug reports) see here 
Bee, Wasp and Hornet Removal
* Golden Horseshoe Beekeepers Association members may remove swarms of honeybees only, free of charge, at certain times of year, for full listing see here  
* for other services see that will remove bees, wasps and hornets see "Pest Control Services" in Yellow Pages
Hours Not applicable
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None
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

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