All dog owners in The City of Red Deer must purchase a dog license. Licenses must be purchased annually and are effective from January 1 to December 31. Residents must be at least 18 years old to purchase or renew a dog license.
Downloadable Dog License Application
Downloadable Spay/Neuter Application
The penalty for an unlicensed dog in the City of Red Deer is $250 for the first offence, $500 for the second offence and $750 for the third offence.
2013 Dog Licenses are available for purchase at:
City Hall Cashier: 4914 - 48 Avenue
Petland: 100 - 5250 22 Street
Alberta Animal Services: 4640 - 61 Street
SPCA: 4505 - 77 Street
One Stop Licence Shop: #7 5105 - 76A Street Close
One Stop Licence Shop: 2250 - 50 Avenue
Red Deer Registries: #101, 4909 - Street
The fee for a 2013 dog license is:
- $27.30/year for an altered dog
- $58.75/year for an intact dog
If you need a Replacement Tag:
If your dog loses his tag, you can purchase a replacement tag for a $10.50 fee. The tag can be purchased at any of the above locations.
What to bring when licensing your dog:
- Microchip identification number, or
- Tattoo identification number
- Name of veterinarian
- Telephone number of veterinarian
This information is collected to ensure that lost pets can be reunited with their owners.
For more information, please refer to the Dog Bylaw or phone Alberta Animal Services at 403-347-2388.
If you've lost your pet, please use the following resources: