The Town of Cobourg, Township of Hamilton, Township of Alnwick/Haldimand and Municipality of Port Hope are collective partners in a Joint Animal Services program providing animal pick-up services for domestic animals (dogs and cats) within the four municipalities' catchment area. The Township of Hamilton operates the Shelter of Hope Animal Services facility on behalf of the Joint Animal Services partners within the same catchment area.
Shelter of Hope Animal Services (Operated by Hamilton Township)
2363 Theatre Road South (south of Hwy 401)
Dispatch - 905.885.8092
Shelter of Hope Facility - 905.885.7808
c/o Hamilton Township Municipal Office
8285 Majestic Hills Drive
P.O. Box 1060
Cobourg, ON K9A 4W5
|Hours of Operation|
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. - 12 Noon
Sundays and Statutory Holidays: CLOSED
2363 Theatre Road South (south of Highway 401)
(Use exits # 472 at Burnham Street south, Cobourg,
or exit # 464 at Ontario Street south, Port Hope to access
Theatre Road off Highway # 2)
The Joint Animal Control Services program DOES NOT handle urban wildlife calls such as skunks, raccoons, bats. Residents are urged to contact a local pest control company who may or may not operate on a fee for service basis. Consult your local yellow pages for "Pest Control".
Coyotes have been sighted in the urban area of the Municipality of Port Hope. Please see the letter Port Hope residents and for more information, visit the Ministry of Natural Resources