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The Licensing and Regulation of Dogs

2017 Dog Licences are now available:

  • Purchase at Town Hall or by Mail: 2017 Application for Dog Licence
  • The licence fee is $15 until March 31st, 2017 and then the price increases to $30.  Receive a Pet Alert Decal with your purchase.
  • Pet Alert Decals are also available to purchase for non-canine pets at $1.00 each.

Notice to Dog Owners of Westport

The running of dogs within the municipality is prohibited. The owner(s) of any dog running at large within the municipality shall be guilty of a breach of Dog By-law #85-12, and liable on conviction to a penalty in Section 11 of the By-Law of $50.00, exclusive of costs recoverable under the Provincial Offences Act.

Off-Leash Dog Park Rules

The fenced in area of the baseball diamond at Lockwood Memorial Field has been designated as an OFF-LEASH DOG PARK for the period of November 1, 2015 – April 30, 2016 according to By-law 15-13. All dog handlers using the fenced in specified area of the park must adhere to the Dog Park Rules.

Rabies Vaccination Clinic

2016 Rabies Vaccination Clinic – Wednesday, September 14, 2016 – 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Westport Fire Hall, 33 Spring Street.  For more information and locations: 2016 Rabies Clinics Poster


The Village of Westport does not have a Cat By-Law

Nuisance Wild Life

Any concerns about nuisance wild life (eg: bears, coyotes, skunks, racoons, etc.) should be directed to The Ministry of Natural Resources at 1-800-667-1940