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 Pets & Animals


Cyber Kennel

Interested in adopting a pet? Visit the Cyber Kennel to see all of the cats and dogs that are up for adoption at Animal Services. more

Pet Licence

renew your pet licence online

In Thunder Bay, all pet owners must license their dogs and cats. Find out about the new online pet licence renewal. more

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Adopt a Pet. Save a Life.

Your Animal Services Centre is working hard to promote a community where residents and animals live in harmony. If you are looking for a new pet, consider adoption. You could save a life. more


Our Volunteers

A special thank you to all of our volunteers. Find out how you can become a volunteer at Thunder Bay Animal Services. more 

Volunteers Make Animals Part of the Christmas Parade

Animal Services Volunteer at Xmas ParadeDecorative Animal Services Van at Xmas ParadeAnimal Services would like to send a big thank you to all our incredible volunteers who generously gave their time to participate in the Santa Claus Parade. It is our hope that by participating in events like this, we can increase awareness of shelter animals, shed light on the tireless efforts of shelters, volunteers and rescue organizations, and find new families for homeless dogs and cats. Your generosity, kindness and compassion is an inspiration to us all. Thank you!

Girl with PetsCats Just Wanna Have Fun Adoption Event Success

The "Cats Just Wanna Have Fun" adoption event at Animal Service, running Nov. 15-22, was a success. While the original goal was to find new homes for 26 shelter cats, that goal was not only reached, but surpassed. In one short week, 28 cats found families! Thank you to all who helped make this event a succss.

The event might be over, but there are still plenty of homeless pets looking for forever families. Check out our cyber kennel and find your new best friend today.

your animal services centre:

  • Provides shelter, feeding, care and adoption services for stray and homeless pets
  • Enforces all By-laws relating to animals
  • Promotes responsible pet ownership through education
  • Works with a variety of partners concerned with animal care and responsible ownership

24 Hour Pet Locator Line