CVRD 2020 Dog Licensing

CVRD 2020 dog licences are now available.

$25 up to and including January 31
$35  February 1 and after

Kennel Licenses
$175 up to and including January 31
$200 February 1 and after

Benefits of Dog Licensing
    • To offset the cost of animal control services including patrols and investigating complaints
    • Dog parks, their maintenance and supplies, including waste disposal bags
    • Identify a lost pet
    • Impound dog care including medical attention, if needed

    Dog License Vendors

    Dog licenses and tags for residents of the CVRD Electoral Areas are available at any of the following locations:

    • Mill Bay - Laughing Llama; Kerry Park Recreation Centre
    • Shawnigan Lake - Shawnigan Lake Community Centre; Cobble Hill Market
    • Cobble Hill - Cobble Hill Market; Laughing Llama
    • Cowichan Bay - Pier 66
    • Duncan - CVRD Office; Buckerfield's; Coastal Animal Control Services
    • Ladysmith - Town of Ladysmith City Hall office; Frank Jameson Community Centre
    • Lake Cowichan - Cowichan Lake Recreation
    • Youbou - Youbou Hall

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    Coastal Animal Control Services of BC is contracted to provide dog control services to the Electoral Areas of the CVRD.  Contact:  250.748.3395   Coastal Animal Control


    Coastal Animal Control Services is the first contact for all dog related issues.

    • Investigates dog incidences
    • Retrieves dogs at large
    • Makes every effort to reunite lost dogs with owners
    • CVRD dog licensing vendor

    Are you reporting a dog incident?

    Provide as much detail as possible, including:

    • What happened?
    • When and where did it happen; do you have an exact address?
    • What does the dog look like? Breed?
    • What is the contact information of the dog owner and any witnesses?
    • What is the license plate number of vehicle of people involved?
    • Do you have photos of injuries, before and after treatment that include date information
    • When did you document the incident?

    Found a dog?


    Is the dog wearing a CVRD licence?  Please call 250.746.2500 during regular office hours and provide the four digit licence number and year the tag was issued. 


    Saturdays call Coastal Animal Control Services:  250.748.3395; After hours:  250.732.7720


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