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Montréal’s animal control by-law sets out a number of rules for behaviour and civic-mindedness to ensure residents’ safety and peace and quiet, as well as cleanliness of public property.
Your dog must be wearing his or her tag at all times and be kept on a 1.85-metre leash in public spaces.
Also, all dogs that weigh more than 20 kg must wear a head collar or harness attached to the leash.
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Yes, dog guardians must have a valid permit. They must ensure that their dog wears his or her tag at all times. Fees for obtaining a permit are reduced by $5 when dogs have a microchip. Guardians of dogs with a microchip must advise the microchip provider of any change to their contact information within 15 days of changing this information.
Yes, dog guardians must have a valid permit. It is not uncommon that a dog that usually lives inside manages to get out without his or her guardian’s knowledge. This is why it is important that dogs always wear their tags.