Provincial Education & Animal Centre (PEAC)

16586 Woodbine Ave.,
Stouffville, ON L4A 2W3

Phone:(905) 898-7122
Fax:(905) 853-8643

Adoption Hours:

Monday-Friday - 9am-5pm
Saturday Sunday -  10am-4pm

After hours by appointment only.

You must book an appointment if you wish to surrender your animal.

*Closed for all statutory holidays

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Animal Control:

Richmond Hill and Markham
(905) 898-7122 ext. 319

We provide Animal Control services to Markham and Richmond Hill. We patrol all areas of the towns and respond to concerns from residents Monday-Friday 8am - 8pm, Saturday and Sunday 8am - 430pm. Residents may drop stray dogs or cats off at the Animal Centre at any time during regular operating hours, Monday through Sunday.

Residents can redeem pets from the Animal Centre during regular Animal Centre hours. Please check with Animal Centre staff to verify fees prior to pick up. We accept VISA, MasterCard, Debit card and cash.

Please Note:
As of January 1, 2018, the Ontario SPCA will no longer be providing Animal Control services within the Town of Aurora. For Animal Control matters in Aurora, including lost or stray animals, animals at large, or wildlife concerns, please contact the Town of Aurora at 905-727-1375 Ext. 4240.

Animal Control for the Towns of Newmarket, East Gwillimbury, Whitchurch-Stouffville and Georgina will no longer pick up stray cats from this location. All stray cats from the above areas will need to be taken directly to the Georgina facility at 26819 Civic Center Road in Keswick (1-800-898-8606).


From Toronto and area:

Go north on the 404/Don Valley Parkway to Newmarket.

Take the Mulock/Vivian Road Exit and turn right (east) onto Vivian Road. The first set of lights is Woodbine. Turn right (south) onto Woodbine and we are about 300 meters up the road on the right.

From areas North East:

Take Highway 48 south to Highway 9. Turn right (west) onto Highway 9 and follow it to Woodbine. Turn left (south) onto Woodbine and follow it to the shelter (approximately 350 meters) on the right.

From areas North West:

Take Highway 400 south to Highway 9. Turn left (east) onto Hwy 9 and follow it to Woodbine (approximately 15 km). Turn left (south) onto Woodbine and follow it to the shelter (approximately 2.5km) on the right.

Animal Centre Manager:
Elizabeth Westover