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Dog Licence

Burnaby's Animal Control Bylaw requires that dog owners purchase an annual licence for their dogs. There is a limit of three dogs per household. Dogs over the age of four months are required to wear a dog licence tag.

Each Registered dog will receive a City of Burnaby branded perpetual dog tag with the dog licence number stamped onto the tag. New and replacement tags will be mailed out within 5-7 business days upon receive application.

If you dog is found unlicensed, you will be issued a ticket and face a penalty.

Dog Licence Registration and Renewal 

New! Online

Dog registration, licence renewals and replacement tag requests can now be completed online through My Property Portal. Fees are payable through credit card* or can be linked to your financial institution. 


Please complete the required forms and submit it with the appropriate fees to the Licence Office. Mail the completed form(s) with cheque payable to: City of Burnaby, to: Licence Office 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC V5G 1M2

*Per the City of Burnaby Fee Recovery Bylaw 13640; for payments made by credit card a fee of 1.75% will be charged at the time of the transaction to recover the costs the City of Burnaby pays for accepting credit cards as payment.


Annual Dog Licence Fees

Prior to March 1
March 1 and later
Each spayed or neutered dog $31.00 $43.00
Each unaltered dog $61.00 $73.00
Each vicious* dog - spayed or neutered $116.00  $116.00 
Each vicious* dog - unaltered $174.00  $174.00  

Please note: If your dog has been spayed or neutered or you are changing your licence renewal class type from unaltered to spayed/neutered, proof of the procedure (veterinary certificate) is required upon request.


Transfer to new owner $13.00
Transfer to replacement dog $13.00



Licence Tag $7.00


Please contact the Burnaby Licence Office:
Phone 604-294-7320

Note: All information is collected under the authority of the Community Charter, Division 6. Information collected may be shared with the BC SPCA who is contracted by the City of Burnaby to enforce the Burnaby Animal Control Bylaw, 1991. Personal information is protected pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. For further information please contact the City of Burnaby Licence Office, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC V5G 1M2 or call 604-294-7320.

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