Animal Control

The Animal Control Officer (ACO) responds to dog complaints and carries out regular patrols throughout Greenstone.  The Municipality of Greenstone operates and maintains one dog pound located in the Geraldton Ward.

The following links may be of assistance when looking for more information on Animal Control.

AC Complaint Form

Animal Control Officer
Stephen Mykulak
Phone:  1-807-853-0874


Dog Licensing

Any resident of the Municipality of Greenstone that owns a dog needs to be aware of the by-laws that are in place. To learn more about the Municipality of Greenstone’s animal-related by-laws, please contact the Director of Protective and Planning Services. Dog tags must be purchased annually and are valid from January 1 – December 31.


As per the General Fees and Charges By-Law 20-21 - Schedule K, the following annual fees apply:

 Unaltered Dog                                           $26.40                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Spayed or Neutered Dog                          $10.55                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           For each unaltered dog in excess of 2      $52.80                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         For each spayed/neutered dog in excess of two $10.55                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Replacement dog tags for lost tags must be purchased at a rate of $5.30

 Senior citizens will receive a 50% discount off regular fees.

The deadline to register your dog(s) annually to avoid a late penalty is February 15th, or the first business day thereafter.  A surcharge of $5.30 will apply to all licenses purchased after the deadline.

Failure to register your dog for the current year will result in a penalty. It is the owner’s responsibility to notify the municipality if a dog has acquired a new owner, or if the dog is deceased. For violation penalties, please refer to the by-law.

Thunder Bay Office Direct Line: 807-624-3914