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Dog Licensing

Purchase your license online!

According the City of Winnipeg Responsible Pet Ownership By-law all dogs over the age of six months must be licensed.

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Annual dog license fees are:

  • Regular license (unsterilized dog) $66.00
  • Reduced fee for sterilized dog $31.00

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Purchase a new dog license:

Online:

  • using Visa, Mastercard, or American Express credit cards.
  • Over the phone by calling Animal Services Agency 204-986-2155.
  • In person at the following City of Winnipeg offices:
    Animal Services Agency – 1057 Logan Avenue
    Bilingual Service Centre – 100-614 Des Meurons Street
    By-law Enforcement – 18-30 Fort Street

By mail:

  • Print a Dog License Application
  • Mail to:
    The City of Winnipeg
    Animal Services Agency
    1057 Logan Avenue
    Winnipeg, MB. R3E 3N8
  • Make your cheque payable to the City of Winnipeg

Please note: Your license application and fee will be reviewed by the Animal Services Agency. Adjustments may be made to your licensing period if necessary.

Licensing Retail Outlets and Veterinary Clinics:

Methods of Payment:

  • Online: Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • By phone: Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • By mail: Personal cheque or money order
  • In person: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, debit card and personal cheque or money order

Renew a new dog license:

City of Winnipeg dog licenses must be renewed annually.

Ways to renew your dog license:

  • Online using Visa, MasterCard or American Express credit cards. You will need to provide your license number which is located on your license invoice or call 204-986-2155.
  • By phone by calling Animal Services Agency at 311.
  • In person at the following City of Winnipeg offices:
    Animal Services Agency – 1057 Logan Avenue
    Bilingual Service Centre – 100-614 Des Meurons Street
    By-law Enforcement – 18-30 Fort Street
  • By mail: Send your invoice, with corrections if any, and payment to:
    The City of Winnipeg
    Animal Services Agency
    1057 Logan Avenue
    Winnipeg, MB. R3E 3N8
  • Local veterinary clinic
  • Various retail outlets

Cancelling a Dog License:

If you have moved out of the city, given the dog(s) away, or you dog(s) are deceased, please contact 311 to cancel your dog license.

Transferring a Dog License

Dog licenses are not transferable between dogs, but the Responsible Pet Ownership By-law allows a change of ownership of a dog license during the license year. The new owner may have the current license transferred to his or her name for a transfer fee of $5.30.

Lost and/or Found Dog Tags:

Lost Dog License Tag
If you have lost your dog’s license tag, contact the Animal Services Agency at 311.  A replacement tag will be issued at a cost of $5.30. Replacement tags can also be issued to you in-person at the Animal Services Agency, 1057 Logan Avenue or any veternarian or retail outlet.

Found Dog License Tag
If you have found a dog tag, Agency contact the Animal Services Agency at 311.

Notification Statement:

The collection of personal information on this application form is for the purpose of issuing, renewing and administering the Dog License Program and the City of Winnipeg Responsible Pet Ownership By-law. Collection is authorized by clauses 36(1) and 44(1)(a) of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). If your dog becomes lost, your personal information may be shared with area animal shelters and veterinary clinics so that you can be notified if your dog is found.  The collection, use and disclosure of this information is protected by FIPPA. If you have any questions about the collection, use or disclosure of this information, contact 311 or call toll free 1-877-311-4974 (4WPG).

Last update: November 28, 2014
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