Dog Licensing

All dogs over three months of age residing in Rocky View County must have a valid dog licence. Dog licences are valid for one year. Licences purchased mid-year will expire at the end of the licence year.

Dogs at Large

Dogs are considered at large when they are not under the restraint, care and control of their owner. Dog owners must keep control of their dog when off their property in both rural and urban areas.

Responsible Pet Ownership

Rocky View County promotes responsible pet ownership through educating the public on animal related issues and enforcement of the County’s Animal Control Bylaw. Residents are asked to do their part in ensuring their animals are healthy pets and companions.


Enforcement Services
T: 403.230.1401
F: 403.230.7091

A Community Peace Officer is available 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Please call 403.230.1401.

Call 911 for immediate emergency assistance such as fire, ambulance and police services.

Other Animals

The Livestock & Animals page provides answers to commonly asked questions regarding keeping pets, livestock or poultry on your property.

Report an Issue

Use the Report an Issue form to notify us about stray livestock, lost & found pets, unsightly premises, traffic-related concerns, or other issues related to bylaw enforcement.