Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Responsible Pet Owners

Did you know that there can be as many as 400 dogs living in Hanna? It is the goal of the Town of Hanna to have the pet and human communities live safely and in harmony with each other.  pdfAnimal Control Bylaw

As a responsible pet owner you know that your pet requires care and attention in order to lead a happy and healthy life. Also as a responsible pet owner, you want to ensure that your dog is safe from harm; that he doesn't run loose in the neighborhood or create problems for your neighbors.

Pet owners are required to pick up the defecation left by their pet no matter whether it is deposited on public or private property – even on the pet owners’ property.

Be courteous to your friends and neighbors and help keep Hanna looking good and citizen’s safe.

View the businesses and services available to pets and their owners in Hanna.

Dog Barking Issues

Enlightened Dog owners and their neighbors know that Dogs bark! Its instinctive for dogs to warn their owners of possible threats to them or their property.

Following & Breaking the Rules

The Town of Hanna has a dog bylaw (Bylaw #808), which outlines certain rules for pets and their owners. These rules were developed in order to ensure safety and comfort.

License Fees

Animal licenses are valid from January 1 - December 31 annually. If you welcome a new pet into your home partway through the calendar year, you may be able to purchase a license at a reduced fee. You are expected to apply for the license within 21 days of getting a new dog or cat.

Does My Pet Need a License?

Dogs three months or older must be licensed annually with the Town of Hanna. It is a bylaw requirement that all domestic animals in Hanna be licensed with the Town. Pet owners are not permitted to house more than two dogs over the age of 3 months unless they posses a Dog Fanciers License.