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Bylaw Amendment - Animal Control Bylaw and Dangerous Animals Bylaw - Effective June 29, 2020

  • The Animal Control Bylaw and the Dangerous Animals Bylaw are reviewed regularly in an effort to promote public safety, improve upon existing enforcement mechanisms and to clarify and update certain aspects for the general public and the courts in areas where there may be ambiguity. Effective June 29, 2020, a dog found guilty of 3 or more nuisance behavior violations will be prohibited from entering the off-leash areas. 

Animal Control

The Saskatoon Animal Control Agency (SACA) (306-385-7387 - 24 hours) is under contract to the City to provide animal control services.

Zero Tolerance Enforcement. No warnings are issued!


The Saskatoon S.P.C.A. (306-374-7387) is under contract to the City to provide lost and found and investigative services. Call their main line should you require any of the following services:

Services include: 

Pet Owner Minimum Requirements
  • Licensing of all dogs and cats aged 4 months and up 
  • Dogs and cats may not run at large; and 
  • Owners must clean up after their pets.
Renewal Enforcement
  • Dog and cat licenses are valid for one year and must be renewed.
  • At least one month prior to the expiry of a pet license, a renewal notice is sent out.
  • Owners who fail to renew pet licenses are subject to a minimum fine of $250.

For complete listing of pet ownership requirements within Saskatoon, please refer to the Animal Control Bylaw No. 7860