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Dog Licence

Dog Licence Canvassers Visiting Residences
June to October

The City of Burnaby is once again conducting a dog licensing program. Very shortly Dog Licence Canvassers will be visiting residences in Burnaby to ensure that dogs are licensed in accordance with the Animal Control Bylaw. The program is set to begin Monday, June 20, 2016 and will operate throughout the summer and into October.

Dog licenses may be purchased from:
  • the canvasser at the point of contact,
  • at the Burnaby Animal Shelter located at 3202 Norland Ave (Building Accessibility Information),
  • at participating veterinarians,
  • or directly from the Burnaby Licence Office located at City Hall, 4949 Canada Way.

For more information please contact the Licence Office at 604-294-7320.

Does your dog have a licence for the current year? Burnaby's Animal Control Bylaw requires that dog owners purchase a licence for their dogs. There is a limit of three dogs per household. Dog licences may be purchased at the Burnaby City Hall, the Burnaby Animal Shelter-SPCA, or at any participating Burnaby Veterinary Clinics.

If you require further information, please Contact the Licence Office.

Information & Fees

Dogs over the age of four months are required to wear an annual dog licence tag. These can be purchased at:

  • The Burnaby Licence Office, City Hall at 4949 Canada Way 
  • The Burnaby Animal Shelter-SPCA at 3202 Norland Avenue
    Building Accessibility Information
  • Participating Burnaby veterinary clinics

To first obtain your dog licence, print and complete the Burnaby Dog Licence form and submit it with the appropriate fee to the Licence Office. This can be done in person or by mail. Fees are payable by cash, cheque, Interac or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) using the Credit Card Payment form.

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

To renew your dog licence by Credit Card please use our Online Renewal Service.

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.

Annual Dog Licence Fees

Prior to  March 1
March 1
and later
Each spayed or neutered dog $28.00 $39.00
Each unaltered dog $55.00 $66.00
Each vicious* dog - spayed or neutered $105.00  $105.00 
Each vicious* dog - unaltered $158.00  $158.00  

Transfers

Transfer to new owner $11.00
Transfer to replacement dog $11.00

 

Replacement

Licence Tag $6.00
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