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Animal control is a municipal responsibility and is governed by a municipal bylaw. However control of dangerous animals is governed by legislation.
A “dangerous animal” is one that:
without provocation and in a vicious manner, approached a person or domestic animal in an apparent attitude or attack;
is known to attack without provocation;
has bitten or attacked a person or domestic animal without provocation;
is owned primarily for the purpose of fighting or is trained for fighting.
If you have concerns about a dangerous animal in your area, please contact your local city, town or RM office for assistance.
For more information about dealing with dangerous animals see: Controlling Dangerous Animals: Rights and Responsibilities