Animal Control

Many residents of Central Frontenac enjoy the companionship of Dogs. In order to assist in keeping our canine friends safe and accounted for, all dogs living in our township who are more than 6 months old must have a dog license, which is renewed annually. Dog licenses assist in the retrieval of your dog, if lost.

For the safety of the public, as well as our loyal companions, please remember that dogs are not permitted on any of our public beaches, and must be leashed at all times when off its owner's property.

 Animal License Cost
  • The cost of a Dog Tag is $12.00 per tag when purchased before June 30th.
  • Starting July 1st, the cost increases to $25.00 per dog.
  • If you happen to lose your dog's tag, a replacement tag may be purchased for $5.00.
  • If you have a registered kennel you may purchase a kennel licence for $75.00. *You will be required to provide us with a Kennel Registration Number.
 Payment Options

• In person at the Township of Central Frontenac Office by cash, cheque or debit;

• By credit card through our Virtual Municipal Office or by clicking here.


Returned/NSF Payments

If your bank returns a cheque or pre-authorized payment, it will result in a fee of $25 to your tax account.

 How to get an Animal License
  • In person: The Township Office 1084 Elizabeth St. Sharbot Lake
  • By mail: Please print a Dog Tag form. Mail the completed application with payment to the address on the form. Please make cheque payable to the Township of Central Frontenac.
  • Through our website: Complete the Dog Tag Form, print and send to the office with payment of $12.00 per dog.
 Have you lost your dog?
Call Animal Control at (613)541-3213 - this is an answering service so make sure you leave your name, phone number and details about your lost dog.  You can also contact Kingston Humane Society at (613)546-1291.  Any dog without a tag or any dog whose owner can't be reached, will be impounded at the Kingston Humane Society.  The owner will be responsible for any fees.

The Township contracts with the Frontenac Municipal Law Enforcement to provide animal control services.

General Information


  • The By-law prohibits dogs running at large
  • All dogs over six (6) months old must be licensed
  • Pick up any feces left by your dog on any property

Dog Tags are available for $12.00 each until June 30, after which the fee increases to $25.00 each.  Replacement dog tags are $5.00 each.  Kennel Licenses must be purchased at the Municipal Office (1084 Elizabeth Street) at a cost of $20.00.  Please note that the dog registration form can be downloaded from our website and completed in advance. 


The Township of Central Frontenac does not have a Cat By-law.

Animals at Large / Livestock Damage

Frontenac Municipal Law Enforcement deals with complaints of any animal at large and Livestock Damage.

Bears and Wildlife

Concerns about bears, encounters with bears?  Bears want to avoid humans, most encounters are not aggressive and attacks are rare.  Visit the Ministry of Natural Resources website for more information or call 1-866-514-2327 to report a bear sighting.  Any concerns about nuisance wild life (coyotes, foxes, bears) should be directed to the Ministry at 1-800-667-1940.

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