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.
Obtaining a Licence
It's easy to purchase a dog licence. Return a completed dog licence application form (PDF) to the County along with payment in person, by fax or mail.
- In person:
Visit the Rocky View County Administration building at 911 – 32nd Avenue NE, Calgary, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Payment can be made by cash, cheque, debit or credit card.
- By fax:
Fax application forms along with credit card information and a valid signature to 403.277.6601.
- By mail:
Mail application or renewal forms along with a cheque payable to Rocky View County or credit card information to:
Rocky View Dog Licensing
911 – 32nd Avenue NE
Calgary, AB T2E 6X6.
The annual fee for dog licences in Rocky View County are regulated by the Master Rates Bylaw and Animal Control Bylaw.
- Spayed or neutered dog (after three months): $15.00
- Non-altered dog: $35.00
- Pup (up to six months): $25.00
The fine for an unlicenced dog in the County is $150. Falsifying information on your licence application carries a fine of $500.
Collar tags are not dated and are not replaced annually. If a dog's tag is lost or illegible, it can be replaced at a cost of $10. Requests for replacement dog tags can be made in person at the Rocky View County Administration Building, by fax or mail along with the replacement fee.
Cancelling a Licence
Residents who have relocated or no longer have a dog that was previously licenced must notify the County of the change. Please call 403.230.1401 or email email@example.com.