Alerts

If you are in immediate danger, or if an animal is aggressive and may injure someone, call 911.

The City receives several calls throughout the year requesting information and advice regarding human-wildlife conflicts.

Review the details below regarding different types of human-wildlife interactions to determine the best course of action.

  • If your pet or livestock have been bitten, or had direct contact with a wild animal, contact your vet.
  • If wildlife disease is suspected, Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre can diagnose; 866-673-4781
  • If your livestock is dead, contact the City at 613-546-4291 ext. 3150 for a livestock evaluator.
  • If a dead or alive, potentially rabid raccoon, skunk, fox or bat is encountered and it has been in contact with domestic animals, contact the Canadian Food Inspection Agency at 1-800-442-2342.
  • If you encounter a black bear and you are in immediate danger, call the police at 911. For other black bear encounters, call the MNR Bear Hotline at 1-866-514-2327
  • Wildlife issues on private property are the responsibility of the landowner. Landowners can call pest control or animal control companies to remove wildlife from their properties.
  • The City regulates dogs at-large and trespassing cats. For more information please visit the Animal and Pet Control FAQ.

KFL&A Public Health

Call 1-800-267-7875 if:

  • You have been bitten, or had direct contact with an animal. You should also seek medical attention.
  • A dead or alive, potentially rabid raccoon, skunk, fox or bat is encountered and it has been in contact with humans.
  • You wake and find a bat in your bedroom or sleeping area, or if your pet is playing with a bat.
Wild Fox