Dog Licences

Dog Licenses

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

Dog License Application Form>>
2020 Schedule of Fees
Description Fee Requirements
Kennel License $65.00 10 acres of property
Proof of registration with Canadian Kennel Club
License Fee - Altered Dog $22.00 Certificate of Spay / Neuter
Proof of Rabies Vaccination
License Fee - Intact Dog $32.00 Proof of Rabies Vaccination 
License Fee - Guide Dog No Charge Certificate
Purebred License (3 dogs) $65.00 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 license.
  • 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 licensed 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 license 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