If you have a dog in Innisfil, you need to buy a dog licence. When you buy a dog licence, we'll give you a tag to place on your dog's collar. Dog tags help us reconnect lost pets with their families.

Buy a dog licence

Please contact us by email or give us a call at 705-436-3710 to buy a new dog licence. You'll need to provide the following information when you apply:

  • Your name and contact information
  • Dog's name
  • Breed of dog
  • Whether or not your dog is spayed/neutered and has a microchip
  • Colour
  • Sex

Renew a dog licence

You need to renew your dog licence annually. Renewals are due on the anniversary of the date you originally received your dog licence.

Renew your dog licence online

You'll need to provide proof of rabies vaccination from your vet. Make sure to have a picture or scanned copy of your Rabies Vaccination Certificate.

Replacement tags

If you lose your dog tag, you can contact us to buy a replacement tag. Replacement tags cost $5.20.

Fees

If your dog has a microchip or breeder tattoo, the following fees apply:

  • $31 for each dog (not spayed or neutered)
  • $16 for each dog (spayed or neutered)
  • $312 for a dangerous dog (as defined in the Animal Control By-law)

If your dog doesn't have a microchip, the following fees apply:

  • $36 for each dog (not spayed or neutered)
  • $21 for each dog (spayed or neutered)
  • $312 for dangerous dogs (as defined in the Animal Control By-law)

There is no fee for licensing a service dog. Seniors get a 50% discount on licensing fees.

How many dogs can I have?

There is a two-dog limit per property in the Town of Innisfil. You can apply for an exemption through Customer Service if you have more than two dogs in your property. Please contact us to begin the process.