Regina Animal Bylaw No. 2009-44

Bylaw related to pets        

The Animal Bylaw No. 2009-44 was established to regulate pets in our city. It promotes the safety, health and welfare of people, animals and property in the city of Regina and ensures the humane treatment of animals. 

Overview:

Cat owners must ensure their cat(s):The Regina Animal Bylaw - cat

  • Have and wear a cat licence.
  • Are secured on their property and are not allowed to be a nuisance to the neighbourhood.
  • Do not disturb the peace by howling or crying.
  • Do not damage other’s property.
  • Do not scatter garbage.
  • Do not chase, threaten, or attack a person or an animal.

Dog owners must ensure their dog(s):The Regina Animal Bylaw - dog

  • Have and wear a dog licence.
  • Remain on a leash at all times, unless posted signs indicate otherwise.
  • Are in their site and respond to sight or sound commands.
  • Are not left unattended while tethered.
  • Do not bite or injure anyone.
  • Do not disturb the peace by barking.
  • Do not damage other’s property.
  • Do not scatter garbage.
  • Do not chase, threaten, or attack a person or an animal.
  • Remove defecations from public and their own property immediately.

Livestock restrictions are in place within the city limits. Consult the bylaw for all relevant requirements.

Consequences:

There are fines in place for individuals and/or corporations who do not comply to the regulations within the bylaw. Fines can reach up to $25,000.

Report a bylaw infraction:

If you know of a bylaw violation and would like to report it, contact Service Regina by calling 306-777-7000 or using the online service request form.

If an incident involves an immediate threat to person or property, call 911.

Note:

This page is an overview of these regulations. Refer to the bylaw for detailed information. The Office of the City Clerk keeps the latest version of each bylaw on file and will provide a copy upon request.