Photo of dog along grassy shore of lake in Westport Harbour

Animal Control

Dog Licences are available at the Village Office and applications here.


The Village of Westport would like to remind dog owners of our By-Laws in effect.  See below for further information.


2020 dog licences will expire as of December 31, 2020.   Dog Licence Applications are available at Town Hall or on the Village website.  Dog owners are required to licence each dog that they own.   In order to do this dog owners are required to complete and return to Town Hall an Application with applicable fee of $15.00 per licence.  

The $15.00 licence fee is in effect until March 31, 2021, after which time the fee goes up to $30.00 per licence.

The Licensing and Regulation of Dogs

By-Law #85-12 - Licensing and Regulation of Dogs

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- April 30 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

To be advised.