Buy a new dog licence

All dogs that live in the District must be licensed. The fees that we collect help support our animal shelter, which cares for lost and injured animals.

You can buy your new dog licence using the form on this page.

Already have a dog licence? Renew it here

Annual dog licence fees

You can receive a $12 discount on the fees listed below if you pay on or before January 31, 2024.

Licence type Amount
Male/female spayed/neutered $49.00
Male/female not spayed/neutered $98.00
Young (3-6 months) $49.00
Aggressive dogs $117.00

Dog bylaw

Bylaw 5981 regulates dog licencing, leashing requirements, dog limits per household (3), aggressive dogs, pet waste disposal, commercial dog walker permit, seizure and impounding, impound/adoption fees, enforcement and penalties. View the bylaw.

Request your licence online

Please fill in and submit this form to request your dog licence. To qualify for the reduced fee ($49.00 instead of $98.00), you need to include proof that your dog has been altered, in the form of a certificate or receipt from a vet or animal shelter.

Information about you
If someone finds your dog, we would give them your phone number so they could contact you
Information about your dog
To qualify for the reduced fee, please attach proof (vet's certificate) that your dog has been altered.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx odt.

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