Coyotes find their way to residential areas where they may tear open garbage, cause concern for residents and even come into conflict with pets. Always supervise dogs playing outdoors and keep cats inside.
Urban wildlife is part of life in Guelph where there are 1,000 hectares of parks and open space at our doorstep. With spring’s thaw, animals emerge from their winter slumber to forage for food.
- Protecting your lawns and gardens
- Wildlife-friendly driving
- Guidelines for helping wildlife
- Dealing with skunks
Heat stroke can kill.
Never leave a pet alone in a vehicle, even in the shade. If you see a dog left alone in a car on a hot day don’t hesitate to call Guelph Police Service at 519-824-1212 and report it.
New! Purchase tags online and/or voluntarily tag your cat!
Hundreds of stray dogs are impounded every year in Guelph. Providing your dog with proper identification significantly increases the likelihood that your dog will get home promptly in the event that he strays or becomes lost.
Did you know that only 13% of cats that enter the shelter are returned to their owner? Lack of identification is a big reason for this.
- Fireworks can spook your pet!
- Cottage safety for your pet
- Toxicity of cocoa shell mulch
- Lost pet recovery 101
- Travelling safely with your pet
- Keeping cats safe
- 10 good reasons to leash your dog
- Emergency preparedness: create emergency survival kits for your pets
- Microchips – a permanent method of identifying your pet