Animal Control

The City of Little Canada contracts with the Ramsey County Sheriff's Department for animal control services.  The animal control officer is Mario Lee. Animal-related complaints should be directed to the Ramsey County Sheriff's Department at 651-767-0640 or simply call 911. The basic services being provided relate to dogs/cats running at large, barking dogs, animal abuse/neglect, dog/cat nuisance issues, animal bites, potentially dangerous dogs, and wild animals that are sick or threatening humans.

  • Licensing:  Dogs are required to have a license.  Cost of the license is $20 and it is valid for two years.  A $5 discount is given with proof of spayed/neutered.  A certificate of rabies vaccination is required.  License your dog at Little Canada City Center.  Cats do not need to be licensed.
  • Number of Pets Allowed:  Little Canada allows each residential dwelling to have a total of three (3) pets (dogs/cats).
  • Leash Law:  All dogs and cats are required to be on a leash when off of the owner's property.  Please be a considerate neighbor by cleaning up after your pet!
  • Noise:  Do not let your dog bark, cry, or howl continuously or intermittently.
  • Lost Pet:  Call Hillcrest Animal Hospital at 651-484-7211 to inquire about a lost dog or cat that may have been picked up.
  • Non-domesticated Animals:  Residents experiencing problems with non-domesticated animals such as rodents should call a pest control company for removal of the nuisance.  Traps can also be purchased at Fleet Farm for larger animals.
  • Dead Animals:  Call 651-766-4029 to report a dead animal on a city street.
  • Injured birds and other non-domesticated animals: Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of MN, 2530 Dale St. N., south of County Road C:   651-486-9453 wrcmn.org
  • Nuisance wildlife calls need to be directed to a “fee for service company” and not the Ramsey County Sheriff's Department.
 
 
   
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