View statistics regarding animal-related service requests, complaints, enforcement and investigations, including:

  • noise complaints
  • dead or injured wildlife
  • lost or stray pets
  • dog bites

Mobile Response 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cadavers – Domestic 2,372 2,120 2,159 1,900 1,888
Cadavers – Wildlife 10,057 10,581 15,784 13,358 14,099
Injured – Domestic 1,767 1,691 1,436 1,203 1,159
Injured – Wildlife  5,688  5,210  12,840  10,118 8,169
Owner Surrender 29 55 41 41 41
Protective Custody 316 350 352 377 397
Rabies Suspect 47 50 40 32 42
Stray – Dog at Large 1,194 1,385 1,556 1,293 1,407
Stray – Confined Animal 1,979 1,807 1,764 1,605 1,519
Coyote Response* 11 118
Proactive Licence follow-ups** 4,059 7,008
Total 23,449 23,249 35,972 33,997 35,845

 

*September 2016: new tracking for response to coyote bites, attacks and public safety.

**September 2016: Dedicated initiative and new tracking of action taken on expired pet licences.

Enforcement 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Attack – Dog to Human (New March/17) 154
Attack – Dog to Animal (New March/17) 105
Bites – Dog to Human 815 649 754 678 694
Bites – Dog to Animal 299 236 295 325 269
Animal Care 572 846 804 966 963
Dog at Large (owner known) 576 604 616 570 480
Dog Owner Liability Act (attack, menace) 400 514 431 529 177
Excrement/Unsanitary 824 939 998 926 811
Extreme Weather (New March/17) 60
Licence 837 421 541 634 556
Fail to Muzzle 39 22 27 46 46
Menace (New March 2017) 317
Microchip 5 1 6 14 7
Leash 490 436 531 603 555
Noise 1,763 1,834 2,267 2,004 2,028
Nuisance cat 188 142 150 102 125
Pet Shop Inspections 27 10 10 6 4
Pigeons 20 26 19 34 20
Pit Bull 112 113 107 122 103
Prohibited Animal 158 133 106 130 94
Shelter/Enclosure (for dogs) 272 281 390 330 246
Tether 14 24 13 11 24
Tethered choke collar (New March/17) 1
Tethered longer than 1 hour (New March/17) 16
Too Many Animals 231 178 174 195 195
Other 5 22 2 19 2
Walk too many dogs (New March/17) 4
Total 7,647 7,431 8,241 8,244 8,056