Dog Licence Information

By-law 8705 (pdf) requires that all dogs in the Town of LaSalle be licenced on or before March 31st of each year.

You may purchase a dog licence online through the Pet Licence portal, in person, by mail, or by using the drop-box located at the front south/east corner of the LaSalle Civic Centre.

If you no longer own a dog, please contact our Receptionist during regular working hours at (519) 969-7770 extension 1221 so that our records can be updated.

Please see our Dog Licence page for more information.

Running At Large

To protect your pet from being picked-up and brought to the Pound, please keep them tied, penned, housed or on a leash (this also applies to walking your dog).

Also the Town of LaSalle has established new "Standardized Pound Fees" for habitual offenders.

First Offense - $30.00
Second Offense - $50.00
Third Offense - $100.00

The impounding fee is an additional $10.00 per day up to 72 hours.  After 72 hours your pet is either put up for adoption or euthanized.  If you would like to report a stray animal, please contact the Town of LaSalle Animal Control Officers, Essex County Animal Control at 519-816-7627. 

Lakeshore Dog Pound Lost, Found & Adoption

If a lost or stray dog is found by the Town of LaSalle Animal Control Officer, the animal will be brought to the Lakeshore Dog Pound for safety and shelter.

Please contact the Lakeshore Dog Pound directly if your dog is lost.

Lakeshore Dog Pound
914 East Puce Road
Emeryville, ON  N0R 1C0
Phone: 519-727-6495

Dog adoptions from the Lakeshore Dog Pound are coordinated through St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology. The college is an accredited Veterinary Technician Program facility with a registered teaching veterinary hospital. For further information please visit the St. Clair College website at the following link

During the months of June, July and August while the students at the college are on vacation, dogs may be transferred to the Windsor Essex County Humane Society