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Contact Animal Services

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Animal Services Officers will respond to calls during regular business hours.

Between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m., we are tending to the animals, cleaning cages and feeding them, and may not be able to answer the phone. During this time, please leave a voicemail message. To assist us in responding to your call, provide your name, phone number and exact address.

Clarington Animal Shelter

33 Lake Road, Bowmanville
Phone: 905-623-7651
Email the Clarington Animal Shelter

Regular business hours

Monday to Friday
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Adoption Hours

Monday to Friday
10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

After hours

If you need assistance outside of regular business hours, please see the contact information below.

Aggressive stray dog
Call Durham Regional Police at 905-579-1520.

Barking, Stray Dogs, Bite Reports, Lost and Found Pets
Call the Animal Shelter at 905-623-7651 and leave a message.

Birds, Possible West Nile
Call the "Fight the Bite" West Nile information line at 1-800-841-2729 or visit the Region of Durham Health Department website for information

Possible rabid animal
Call Durham Regional Police at 905-579-1520.

Predation and Wildlife Damage
If eligible, contact Livestock Valuer.

Stray Livestock
Call Municipal Pound Keepers - 905-623-3379 ext. 2109

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