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2021 Dog Tag Licence Reminder

The Township of Douro-Dummer 2021 Dog Tag renewal season is here. Current active tags can be renewed, or new tags can be purchased. Please call 705 652- 8392 or email with any questions. Male/Female paid before April 30th $15.00 Male/Female paid after April 30th $20.00 Kennel Licences paid before April 30th $50.00 Kennel Licences… Read more »

Ontario Small Business Support Grant – Applications Now Open

Applications for the New Ontario Small Business Support Grant are now open. This vital program will provide eligible businesses a one-time grant in much needed support to help get them through these challenging times. A minimum of $10,000 and up to $20,000 will be provided to eligible small businesses facing challenges due to the necessary Provincewide Shutdown. This grant… Read more »

Douro-Dummer Facility Closures & Restrictions – Updated Jan 5, 2021

On December 21, 2020, the government of Ontario announced a province-wide shut down to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The shutdown started Saturday, December 26, 2020 at midnight, and restrictions will be in place for our region until Saturday, January 23, 2021. For information on the shutdown including workplace safety measures and restrictions, please… Read more »

Draft Animal Control By-law

The Township of Douro-Dummer has been reviewing its Animal Control and Dog Licensing By-laws with its partner agency, Peterborough Humane Society. A proposed By-law for Animal Control is to be reviewed at a public meeting, as part of the Council meeting being held electronically starting at 5pm on January 5th, 2021. This By-law is an… Read more »

2021 Burn Permits Available Starting December 20th!

2021 Douro-Dummer burn permits will be available starting December 20, 2020 and can be used immediately upon purchase. Permits are available online 24/7 at or they can be obtained over the phone or in-person from the Township Office in Warsaw during regular business hours (the office will be closed over the holidays.) Please visit… Read more »


Help the Township of Douro-Dummer build a great, new website through this quick and easy navigation exercise! Join us in completing a few real-world web tasks to help find any problem areas in Township’s new website structure (also known as navigation tree testing). Have you ever felt frustrated by not being able to find what… Read more »

Animal Control and Dog Licensing

The Township of Douro-Dummer has been reviewing its Animal Control and Dog Licensing By-laws with its partner agency, Peterborough Humane Society. In June 2019 there were changes to the enforcement landscape when the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) was no longer designated as the police authority for animal control issues. The… Read more »

Using Your Seasonal Residence During COVID-19

Residents who own seasonal properties in the Township of Douro-Dummer are an important part of our community and like everyone, have an important role to play to help curb the spread of COVID-19. The provincially recommended, and safest, option is to stay at home in your primary residence, and avoid all nonessential travel, especially to… Read more »