Dog Licenses

Dog Licenses

For new dog tags: Fill out the application form below. Forms and payment can be deposited in the dropbox or mailed in to Town Hall. Dog tags will be mailed out unless otherwise specified.

Dog tag renewals: Renewal forms will be mailed out.

Drop Box

Main Entrance
1593 Four Mile Creek Road



Mailing Address

1593 Four Mile Creek Road,
PO Box 100, Virgil ON L0S 1T0

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