Dog Licences

Dog Licences

Licences are available for purchase at the Town Municipal Offices, the Community Centre or through the Town’s Canine Control Officer.

Dog Licence Application Form

2018 Schedule of Fees *fees subject to change January 1, 2019
Description Fee Requirements
Kennel Licence $62.00 10 acres of property
Proof of registration with Canadian Kennel Club
Licence Fee - Altered Dog $20.00 Certificate of Spay / Neuter
Proof of Rabies Vaccination
Licence Fee - Intact Dog $30.00 Proof of Rabies Vaccination 
Licence Fee - Guide Dog No Charge Certificate
Purebred Licence (3 dogs) $62.00 Purebred Certificates
Replacement / Transfer of Tag $ 2.00 Proof of Payment
Tag if transferring from another municipality


  • Maximum of 3 dogs per residential household.
  • All dogs in the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake over the age of 6 months are required to have a current year’s licence.
  • Ontario Rabies Immunization Regulation 567 under the Health Protection and Promotion Act requires that every owner in the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake having the care and custody of a dog 3 months of age or older shall ensure that the animal is immunized against rabies.
  • By-law 4512-11 requires that all dogs be licenced annually before January 1 of each year.
  • Failure to comply with By-law 4512-11 may result in a fine being issued to the dog’s owner in accordance with these by-laws.


  • In the event that a dog owner pays for a licence and the dog passes away or is euthanized within 60 days of the date of purchase, the owner may return the dog tag for a full refund