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Animal Control

The Pest Control Officer (PCO) for the R.M. of Willowdale is Elizabeth Domoslai. She works with the public to control rat and pest populations within the Municipality. Her contact number is 306-735-7513.

The PCO visits farm yards each fall and checks for the presence of rats and places bait as needed. 

Health Canada under the Pest Control Products Act has cancelled the registration of strychnine, and all associated end use products, used to control Richardson's ground squirrels for sale and use in Canada. Please click link below to access link to alternatives to strychnine from the Government of Saskatchewan.

Alternatives to Strychnine

APAS - Webinar - Gopher Control

Wild boar and feral pigs have become an increasing problem in areas of the province as they are considered an invasive species. "Uncoordinated hunting has been demonstrated to scatter pig populations and alter behaviour, making successful removal more challenging to achieve. Instead, all feral pig sightings should be reported immediately by contacting a local SCIC office or calling 1-888-935-0000." Please see links below in regards to feral pig sightings, reporting and damage compensation.

Feral Pig Control Efforts

Sask Pork Feral Pig Information

SCIC - Crop Damage Compensation