Our primary function is to enforce Animal Control Bylaws and act as the Poundkeeper for the City of Nanaimo. However, we are also educators and information providers.

Each week we receive dozens of phone calls and emails about a wide range of animal related issues that fall outside our authority. Below is a list of links that may have the information that you are looking for:

Off Leash Parks

Did you know there are twelve designated off leash areas in the City of Nanaimo? Find out which parks are fenced, where your dog can go swimming, or where is the best place to run!

How to Find Your Missing Pet

Tips for finding a lost cat or dog, including links to post lost ads, shelters to check, and methods to help your pet find his or her way home.

Wildlife Related Issues

Find out what bylaw regulations are related to wildlife, how to help injured wildlife, how to report an human/wildlife conflict and how to manage nuisance wildlife.

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