Town of Canmore

Animal Licensing

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)

 New Application Process During COVID-19 Civic Centre closure:

  1. Download the application form above and fill out
  2. Email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., drop in mail drop slot at the Canmore Civic Centre or mail to 902 7th Avenue, Canmore, AB, T1W 3K1
  3. A member of our team will contact you to arrange payment over the phone. Alternatively you can drop a cheque off with your application in the mail drop slot made payable to "Town of Canmore" 
  4. Dog tag will be mailed to you

Dog License Fees are as follows:

Month Purchased One Year License Three Year License
January - March


April - June $41.50 $105.00
July - Setember $28.00 $96.00
October - December $14.50 $87.00

Other Fees  
Cat License (voluntary) $25.00
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.

** The pro-rated fees are applied to new applications only.



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