It is currently required to license cats and dogs in the city. Pets must be licensed and follow a number of rules to ensure that we meet community expectations and enhance public safety. This engagement is looking into potential regulations in response to concerns around issues such as dog walkers, the retail sale of animals and the importing of animals.
Please click on the other five focus areas below to provide your input.
Your input, along with internal expertise and Research will be used to revise the Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw. All input collected online and in-person will be used to develop potential amendments to the Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw. We will then seek your input on potential amendments in phase 2 Engagement before presenting to the SPC on Community & Protective Services and City Council between January and March 2021.