Animal and Pest Control

All animals can be unpredictable. Please maintain a safe distance between yourself and any animal encountered. Do not provoke animals, and please don't feed wildlife.

Wildlife Control

For sightings and/or further information, please contact Alberta Fish and Wildlife at 403-529-3680.

Alberta Fish and Wildlife

Cats and Dogs

Please call Bylaw Enforcement at 403-529-8481 for cat and dog control inquiries.

Bylaw Enforcement

Insects

Insects present in or on private property is the responsibility of the homeowner. Please call a private pest control company to remove from your property.

Rodents

Rodents, skunks, and raccoons present in or on private property is the responsibility of the homeowner. Please call a private pest control company to remove from property.

Sightings of rodents such as rats in the city, which are considered a threat to human health and well being, should be reported to Bylaw Enforcement at 403-529-8481.

Bylaw Enforcement

Injured Wildlife

Please report injured wildlife to Alberta Fish and Wildlife at 403-529-3680.

Alberta Fish and Wildlife

Protected Wildlife

For information about protected or endangered wildlife, contact Alberta Fish and Wildlife at 403-529-3680.

Report any suspicious activity involving wildlife or incidents related to poaching to the Alberta Report-A-Poacher line at 1-800-642-3800.

Alberta Fish and Wildlife

Deceased Animals

Wild animals could be carrying parasites and disease, so please do not handle carcasses. Contact one of the following if you come across a deceased animal, based on location:

City of Medicine Hat Roadways or Sidewalks: 403-529-8177

City of Medicine Hat Trails, Park Areas, and Private Property*: 403-529-8333

*deer only