ANIMAL TRAP SAFETY

February 06, 2018

ANIMAL TRAP SAFETY
JANUARY 26, 2018 (IQALUIT, NUNAVUT) – The City of Iqaluit would like to advise residents to be cautious and avoid animal traps when walking around the City of Iqaluit municipal boundaries. Pet owners are also encouraged to keep dogs on a shortened leash when walking in these areas, to help avoid animal traps.
Most traps are surrounded with rocks, and can be identified. Residents are advised to keep a safe distance from any object that they believe may be a possible animal trap.
For further information, or to a report an animal trap that may be within City limits, residents are encouraged to call the Department of Environment or the Iqaluit Wildlife office at 867-979-7800 and speak with a Conservation Officer.