Dogs

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

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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