Animals & Pets
Learn more about
Coyotes in Hamilton
Coyotes can be a common sight in Hamilton, in both rural and urban areas.
In the event that a coyote, dog or other wild animal is presenting an immediate threat to public safety, residents are encouraged to call the Police at 911 or Animal Services.
Living with Wildlife in Hamilton
While we share our city with many wild animals, we should be mindful of their habits and how we interact with them. Feeding wildlife is not permitted in Hamilton as it can disrupt their natural rhythm and potentially make them more aggressive towards humans.
Common Wildlife in Hamilton
Learn about the various wildlife species that you may encounter in Hamilton.
Can I feed wildlife? The City of Hamilton has a Feeding Wildlife by-law that does not allow you to feed wildlife.
August 25, 2022