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Dog and Cat Licencing

Dog and Cat Licence

City of Owen Sound, pets are to be licensed in accordance with By-law No. 2011-155 and By-law No. 2011-156. These By-laws require dogs to be licensed annually, and cats once for their lifetime, with tags being secured to collars.

Tags may be obtained at the Owen Sound Animal Shelter located at 2125 18th Avenue East, or at City Hall, 808 2nd Ave East, Owen Sound.

Dog Tags Before Mar 31, 2015 After Mar 31, 2015
First Fixed Dog $20 $30
Additional Fixed $20 $30
First Unfixed $40 $45
Additional Unfixed $40 $45
Dangerous Dog or
Potentially Dangerous Dog
$200 $250

There is a limit of two (2) dogs per household in the City of Owen Sound.

Cat Licence One-time Fee
Fixed Cat $30
Unfixed Cat $45

Dog and cat owners are reminded that their pets are not permitted to run at large, i.e. must be on a leash, which is held by a person, when not on it’s owner’s premises.  As well, owners are reminded they are responsible for the immediate removal of excrement left by their pet, anywhere in the City.

REMEMBER to do your part to keep the City safe and clean.

If you are no longer a pet owner, please contact the Owen Sound Animal Shelter or City Hall to update their records.

Owen Sound Animal Shelter

2125 18th Avenue East, Owen Sound, Ontario,  N4K 6Y3
Telephone:    519-372-1123
Website: Owen Sound Animal Shelter

Monday to Friday  1:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday               9:00am - 5:00pm

City of Owen Sound - City Hall

808 2nd Avenue East, Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K 2H4
Telephone: 519-376-1440

Monday to Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

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