The animal controller’s mandate is to capture stray dogs and to recover injured or dead animals in public places or on the road.
For any injured or dead animal on your property, please contact the animal controller. Please note that a fee is payable for this service.
In accordance with by-law no. 650, license is mandatory within the Town of Hudson limits. The cost of the license is $25. Should the licence be lost, the guardian of the animal must obtain another licence. The cost of this replacement is $10. A maximum of 3 dogs per household.
To obtain a license, the application must contain the name, surname, address and telephone number of the applicant and of the dog’s owner, if a distinct person, and indicate the breed, sex, colour, year of birth, name, distinguishing marks, origin of the animal and if its weight is greater than 20 kg in order to complete the municipal registry.
It is forbidden to any owner or custodian of a dog in the Town of Hudson to allow the dog to roam in the streets or public places, as well as on private property without the consent of the owner or occupant of the property.
Dogs may go on all the pedestrian paths in the Town but must be leashed at all times.
Owners/custodians must pick up dog feces in all public places and on any private property other than their own.
So that your dog can burn off excess energy, the Town of Hudson provides residents with a dog run at 725 Main. This spacious exercise area is fenced-in, so that your dog can run off-leash.
It is strongly recommended to ensure that your dog has complete, up-to-date vaccination coverage and is properly protected against transmissible internal and external parasites.
No dog may be in the designated area without an adult in attendance at all times
The owner/custodian may bring only two dogs at a time to the dog run or on trails
The owner/custodian is responsible for the dog’s behaviour. The owner/custodian must maintain voice control of their dogs at all times.
It is not permitted to disturb or chase people or wildlife
Females in heat and sick dogs are prohibited in the dog run
Aggressive dogs must be kept out of the area
The owner/custodian must pick up dog feces
The following by-laws apply to domestic cats.
Meow so as to disturb the peace or annoy neighbours
Cause damage to the property of others
Exit your property
Roam in town
Enter on private property
Enter a park, playground or other public place
Ensure that the animal complies with regulations
Feed, shelter and provide the animal with basic care requirements
Refrain from abandoning the animal
You’ve lost your pet.
Please contact the Town of Hudson at 450-458-5347 during office hours. You can also contact Animal Control at 450-510-1508 (open 24-7). If your lost animal has not been impounded, you can contact the Hudson Community Patrol at 514-219-5383, as it may be in their possession! (This is sometimes the case)
You’ve found an animal.
Contact Animal Control at 450-510-1508 or the Community Patrol at 514-219-5383.
The owner/custodian of an impounded dog or cat must collect their pet at animal control within eight (8) days of its capture and upon payment of registration fees and custody fees per day of detention. After this period, the animal may be placed up for adoption.
To contact the community patrol, call (514) 219-5383.