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Animal Control

Animal Control Services for the Municipality of the County of Kings.
The Municipality of the County of Kings has two by-laws to insure the safety and well being of County residents and their animals.

By-Law #12A (23KB) Animal Control By-Law.

By-Law 71A (33KB) Dog By-Law.

Animal Control services in Kings County are provided by the Nova Scotia SPCA Kings County Branch, located at 1285 County Home Road in Waterville. The SPCA is responsible for the enforcement of the by-laws along with maintaining an impound facility where stray dogs, cats and livestock can be temporarily harboured.

Contacting Animal Control
To request the services of Animal Control or to inquire about animals available for adoption, please call:

 902-678-DOGS (3647)
By-law enforcement officers are available between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Emergency after-hours service for fierce and dangerous or injured animals is available between 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. by calling the above number.

Cruelty concerns/complaints such as abandonment, neglect, or abuse must be registered to the Provincial SPCA Office Telephone: 902-835-4798 or toll free
1-888-703-7722 or animals@spcans.ca

Emergencies should be reported to Local RCMP.