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The Animal Control Section of Enforcement Services consists of Peace Officers who are responsible for the enforcement of City of Grande Prairie Bylaws as well as Provincial Statutes related to Animal Control.

Animals and Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw (Bylaw C-1226)

Download the Animals and Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw (PDF 266KB)

Dog Information

Find out what you need to know if you own a dog, including licensing information, tips for training and links to pet related services.

Cat Information

Find information related to licensing, finding lost pets and dealing with nuisance cats.

Animal Licenses

You can submit your Animal License application online or download the pdf.  Use this form if you are licensing your animal with City of Grande Prairie Enforcement Services.

Other Animals

If your concern is related to an animal other than a dog or cat, please contact Alberta Fish and Wildlife.

Organization Responsible  Telephone Contact  Animal of Concern   Pest Control Legislation
Alberta Fish & Wildlife

780-538-5265

 

Deer, moose, coyotes

Wildlife Act of Alberta

Enforcement Services

780-830-5790

Rats, pigeons, muskrats, skunks, racoons, exotic animals (imported snakes etc.)  

Agricultural Pests Act

Enforcement Services

780-830-5790

 Dogs, Cats

Animal Control Bylaw 

Enforcement Services

780-830-5790

 Residents feeding wildlife

Noise and Nuisance Bylaw 

Parks Operations - IPM

780-830-5018

Insect pests, noxious weeds and plant diseases on public lands

Weed Control Act, Plant Protection Act, Agricultural Pests Act and City Service Levels 

Parks Operations - Muskoseepi

780-538-0451

Beaver and Muskrat in Muskoseepi and Crystal Lake Parks Only

Not protected species

Transportation

780-538-0354

Beaver and Muskrat in storm ponds

Not protected species 

Fleet Maintenance

780-538-0484

Insects and rodents in Civic buildings/performed under contract

Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, Alberta Code of Practice for Pesticides 

RCMP and Enforcement Services

780-830-5790

Stray Livestock (cows, bison and horses) 

Stray Animals Act 

Discretion of Landowner

 N/A

Magpies, Crows, Ravens, English Sparrow

Not protected, trapping only 

Control not permitted in the City. Hunting Permit required.

 N/A

 Geese, ducks

Migratory Birds Convention Act, Wildlife Act of Alberta

 

 

Last updated: 1/21/2014 9:51:07 AM