Animal Services



About our Animal Services Centre

The Town of Whitby operates the Animal Services Centre which provides animal care and control services to the citizens of Whitby and shelter services for the Town of Ajax. The Animal Services Centre is located at 4680 Thickson Road North in the Town of Whitby, one kilometre north of Taunton Road on the west side.

Hours and Location

Animal Services Centre Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday & Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday & Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sundays and Statutory Holidays: Closed


4680 Thickson Road North
Whitby, Ontario
L1N 5R3

Mailing Address

575 Rossland Road East
Whitby, Ontario
L1N 2M8

After Hours Emergency Services

After hours emergency animal services are limited to serious situations involving humans that are threatened by animals or animals that are sick or injured. If you have an after hours emergency please call 905.655.0283.

Wish List

Given the number of animals cared for at the Animal Services Centre, donations of the following items are always greatly appreciated:

  • Monetary donations for promoting animal welfare and public education programs
  • Cat and dog treats
  • Cat and dog toys
  • Grooming supplies
  • New collars and leashes

Links and Resources