Pets & Off-Leash Areas

Two dogs running around in a park on a sunny day.

Pet park regulations

  • Dogs must remain under the owner's control and supervision.
  • With the exception of designated off-leash park areas, all pets must be on a leash when in public. 
  • Owners must carry a leash with them at all times. 
  • Please use the pet waste stations.
  • Please observe pet etiquette rules and all other rules and regulations when visiting a park with pets.

Off-leash park areas

Pet etiquette

  • Make sure dogs are wearing current license tags.
  • Check with a veterinarian to ensure pet vaccinations are up-to-date.
  • Always bring a plastic bag along when walking dogs, even for short trips around the neighbourhood. All off-leash parks are also equipped with at least one pet waste station with a dog bag dispenser and garbage can.
  • Do not throw bags containing pet waste into wooded areas or off the side of trails. 
  • Do not let dogs jump on people.
  • Owners must ensure pets are in their control at all times and within the boundaries of designated off-leash park areas.
  • Pet leashes must be attached before entering and upon leaving designated off-leash areas.
  • Review and obey all park rules and relevant parking requirements.

A maximum of two dogs per person is allowed in designated off-leash parks. Owners are personally liable for any damages or injury inflicted by their dogs.