Town of Canmore

Animal Licensing & Off Leash Parks

To report or claim a lost pet, please contact Bylaw Services Bylaw Services & RCMP


Licensing your pet with the Town will help have your pet returned to you faster!  To apply for a license please fill out the forms below

pdf Dog license application (122 KB)

pdf Cat license application (114 KB)

pdf Where does your license revenue go? (337 KB)


License Fees are as follows:

Dog One year License $55.00
Dog Three year license $114.00
Cat License (Voluntary) $25.00
Other Fees  
Replacement Tag $10.00
Impound Fee $50.00
Kenneling Fee per day $20.00

* Licenses expire on December 31 and must be renewed prior to January 1 for the following year.

Off Leash Dog Parks

There are 3 off leash dog parks, one is located adjacent to Quarry Lake Park, another is on Bow Valley Trail (Highway 1A just past the businesses) and the third is located on just off Glacier Drive beside the Elk Run Ball Diamonds.

Help Keep Our Wildlife Safe

  • Keep your dog on leash unless you are at one of the off leash dog parks
  • Do not let your dogs chase wildlife- this puts everyone in danger