2023 Dog Licence - CVRD Bylaw-WebsiteNOW AVAILABLE at the CVRD office at 175 Ingram St and all Dog Licencing vendors listed below.

CVRD 2023 Dog Licences $35

$25 if purchased before January 31, 2023


CVRD 2023 Kennel Licenses $200

$175 if purchased before January 31, 2023

Benefits of Dog Licensing

  • To offset the cost of animal control services including patrols and investigating complaints
  • Dog parks, their maintenance and supplies, including waste disposal bags
  • Identify a lost pet
  • Impound dog care including medical attention, if needed

Dog License Vendors 

Dog licenses and tags for residents of the CVRD Electoral Areas are available at any of the following locations:

  • Mill Bay - Laughing Llama; Kerry Park Recreation Centre
  • Shawnigan Lake - Shawnigan Lake Community Centre; Cobble Hill Market
  • Cobble Hill - Laughing Llama
  • Cowichan Bay - Pier 66
  • Duncan - CVRD Office; Buckerfield’s; Coastal Animal Control Services
  • Ladysmith - Town of Ladysmith City Hall office; Frank Jameson Community Centre
  • Lake Cowichan - Cowichan Lake Recreation
  • Cobble Hill Market is no longer selling dog licences.  Please visit our other vendors listed above.  We would like to express our appreciation to Cobble Hill Market for their years of providing licences to our community.

Found a dog?

Is the dog wearing a CVRD licence?  Please call 250.746.2500 during regular office hours and provide the four digit licence number and year the tag was issued. 

Saturdays call Coastal Animal Control Services:  250.748.3395; After hours:  250.732.7720

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