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Animal Control Services

Time to Renew Your Pet Licences

All dog and cat licences issued by the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo expire in April. An annual pet licence can be purchased from the cashiers at the municipality's Timberlea Landing Building, 309 Powder Drive, or at the Jubilee Building, 9909 Franklin Ave.

Fees for pet licensing:

  • Altered (spayed or neutered) animal licence: $15 a year
  • Unaltered animal licence: $50 a year
  • Replacement tags: $5

All applications require proof that the cat or dog has a current rabies vaccination. Proof of sterilization is required for spayed or neutered animals. Proof can be in the form of a signed vaccination certificate, a signed spay or neuter certificate, a signed note from a veterinarian or a receipt from a veterinarian.

Animals found with licence tags can be brought home at no cost by Animal Control. If a pet has a microchip, ensure the contact information is up to date.

Animal Control Services plays an imperative role in the licensing, regulation and control of animals within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

Our Bylaw Officers and Animal Health Technologists are responsible for reuniting lost cats and dogs with owners, licencing cats and dogs within the municipality, enforcing all applicable laws regarding domesticated animals, investigating all citizen complaints regarding domesticated animals, helping neighbours resolve domesticated animal related issues, and providing shelter to impounded cats and dogs.

Contact

780-762-5858

Animal Control Fees

  2020 Fee Effective Date
Licensing Fee - Spayed or Neutered  $           15.00 January 1, 2020
Licensing Fee - Non-spayed or Non-neutered  $           50.00 January 1, 2020
Licensing Fee - Vicious Animal  $        250.00 January 1, 2020
Licensing Fee - Dangerous Dog  $        100.00 January 1, 2020
Replacement of Lost Tag  $           10.00 January 1, 2020
Impound Fee - Per Animal  $           25.00 January 1, 2020
Quarantine Costs  $           50.00 January 1, 2020
Administration Fee - Per Animal  $           25.00 January 1, 2020
Administration Fee - Vicious Animal  $        250.00 January 1, 2020
Administration Fee - Dangerous Dog  $        125.00 January 1, 2020

All Winter Maintenance Zones are relaxed until further notice.