Portage la Prairie Animal Control
Animal Control Officer

9am – 10pm Monday – Friday
After Hours Emergencies 204-239-8340

* Did you know…..Pet licenses are required annually and expire December 31st each year. Pet licenses for the year are available at no cost if registered between January 2nd – March 31st at City Hall. Proof of a current rabies vaccination will be required.

More information on City website –

R.M. of Portage la Prairie Dog Control

* All dogs in the RM of Portage must be licensed. New for 2015-Dog Licenses will be issued on a one time basis. There will be no charge for the license but we ask that you put the tag on the dog so that it may be easily identified if your dog is ever lost. Please visit the Municipal Office to register your dog!
35 Tupper Street South
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba  R1N 1W7
Phone: (204) 857-3821

More information on R.M. website –

Cruelty Neglect                                                      Dalai Lama

Animal Care Line
(204) 945-8000
Toll Free 1-888-945-8001
Monitored 7 days a week


  • All reports are treated with utmost confidentiality. We do not release names of persons who report animal welfare concerns.
  • Your personal information is protected by The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and will remain confidential.
  • If you are a witness to animal abuse you may be requested to testify in court.

For the City of Winnipeg – Complaints where the incident occurred in the City of Winnipeg are usually made via the Winnipeg Humane Society; phone number 204-982-2028.

  • The Animal Care Act places obligations on animal owners. Contact us if you suspect:
  • An animal is…
    ◦lacking adequate food and water
    ◦exposed to extreme cold or heat
    ◦not provided with suitable medical attention if wounded or ill
    ◦confined in an area of insufficient space
    ◦kept in unsanitary conditions
    ◦confined without adequate ventilation
    ◦not allowed an opportunity for sufficient exercise
    ◦suffering, seriously injured or in extreme anxiety or distress
  • An unlicensed breeding operation or kennel.

Your report is important.

The Office of the Chief Veterinarian (CVO) implements the Humane Inspection Program. The primary goal of the program is to protect the welfare of animals through enforcement of The Animal Care Act.


Top 10 Reasons to Keep Your Cat Indoors                                   cats & birds


Too cold outside                                    bang on car hood

*DON’T FORGET TO BANG ON THE HOOD OF YOUR VEHICLE OR HONK THE HORN BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE to ensure a cat has not taken refuge on the warm engine.  And KEEP ON CHECKING SHEDS AND GARAGES for a cat that might be trapped.

P la P Dog Park         OFF-LEASH DOG PARK

The Yellow Quill Provincial Park Off-Leash Dog Park is located at Yellow Quill Provincial Park along the Trans Canada Hwy and is the result of a partnership between the Province of Manitoba, the City of Portage la Prairie and the Portage la Prairie Dog Park Committee. It is a 2.5 acre fenced park where dog owners can let their pets socialize and exercise off-leash in a safe environment. For recent news and advice about using the dog park, visit the website and look under Latest News.