Dog Licences

 

Licensing your dog

All dogs over the age of eight weeks must display a current licence tag at all times. All annual dog licences expire on December 31. To avoid late fees, purchase your renewal licence by January 31.

Lost tags can be replaced at a cost of $6.25

How much does a licence cost?

Before January 31:

   Rate  Over 65 Rate
Spayed or neutered  $25  $20
Unspayed or neutered  $62.50  $50
Certified guide dogs/service dogs  Free  Free
Dangerous dogs $100 $80
Replacement tags or transfer of licence  $6.25  $6.25

 After January 31:

   Rate  Over 65 Rate
Spayed or neutered  $31.25  $25
Unspayed or neutered  $75  $60
Certified guide dogs/service dogs  Free  Free
Dangerous dog $125 $100
Replacement tags or transfer of licence  $6.25  $6.25

 

How to Buy

Dog licence can be paid for four ways. 

By Mail
Submit bottom portion of the invoice and a cheque to: District of Squamish
PO Box 310, Squamish, BC, V8B 0A3

By Phone
Call the Animal Control office at 604.815.6866
Credit card only.
(available while COVID restrictions are in place)

After Hours Drop Box
Municipal Hall, 37955 Second Avenue.
Cheque only. Do not leave cash in the drop box.
The yellow drop box is located on the wall to the right of the main doors.

In Person
Municipal Hall, 37955 Second Avenue
Cash, debit or cheque.
Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

More info

9 reasons why you should license your dog

Your dog licence fee enables Animal Control to offer the following services:

  • Reunites lost and found dogs with their owners.
  • Provides for an Animal Control Officer to patrol the community, respond to complaints, educate the public, and enforce the Animal Control Bylaw.
  • Helps to resolve neighbourhood issues with nuisance dogs.
  • Provides shelter, food, care and comfort for lost, found or surrendered dogs.
  • Provides medical care to our adoptable dogs including spaying and neutering.
  • Provides doggie bags and dispensers for public use.
  • Helps us manage our adoption program.
  • Helps us deliver a volunteer dog walking program.
  • Besides being a legal form of ownership and registration, it’s the law.