The Sault Ste. Marie & District SPCA is contracted by the City of Sault Ste. Marie to provide animal control services. We are responsible for enforcing all City by-laws pertaining to animal control as well as the Dog Owner's Liability Act. We provide animal control services seven days a week as well as an after hours emergency service. After hours calls are limited to injured animals or animals that are posing a threat to human safety.


Effective March 17, 2020, the shelter will be closed to the public with restricted access for Animal Care & Control Services.

Please read full statement for futher details on our operations and important information for your and your pet.


COVID-19 Shelter Operations Statement

COVID-19 and Your Pet


pet license

Sault Ste. Marie Humane Society

Sault Ste. Marie Humane Society


To avoid a $10 late fee penalty, all pet licenses must be renewed annually before March 31st

(Due to the recent Covid-19 situation, we are extending the due date for June 30th for 2020)