Sick or Injured Animals
If you have any concerns about the health of your pet, contact your veterinarian immediately.
The Responsible Pet Ownership By-law states that all cats and all dogs within the City of Winnipeg must be vaccinated for rabies. For more information on rabies, visit:
Stray Injured Animals
- Call the Animal Services Agency at 311 if the injured dog is moving.
- Call the Winnipeg Humane Society at 204-982-2025 if the injured dog is not moving.
- If you are unable to contact the Winnipeg Humane Society, contact the Animal Services Agency at 311.
- Contact the Winnipeg Humane Society at 204-982-2025
- Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre at 204-878-3740
- Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre at 204-510-1855
- Manitoba Sustainable Development at 204-945-6784
- Contact 311
- If an animal is found dead on a roadway within the City of Winnipeg, call 311. Dead animals on private property are the responsibility of the property owner.
- For dead animals found outside the City of Winnipeg, call 204-945-8955
- If you are aware of a sick or injured owned animal, and the owner is neglecting to provide veterinary care, contact the Provincial Animal Care Line.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Yes. You must insure the animal is buried at a sufficient depth to eliminate odour and discourage attracting other animals.
- No. The disposal of personally owned animals is the responsibility of the animal owner. Search "Pet Cemeteries, Crematories and Supplies" for further information.
- Contact the Winnipeg Humane Society at 204-982-2025, Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Organization (PWRC) at 204-510-1855 or the Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre at 204-878-3740.
Visit Manitoba Health website for information on West Nile Bird Surveillance and disposing of dead birds and small animals.