Dog Licenses

All dogs in the City of New Westminster are required to wear a current dog license. Licensing fees help offset the cost of operating the Animal Shelter.

  •   First Time License Renewal on or before March 1 Renewal after March 1
    Intact dog
    (not neutered/spayed)
    $30.00 $60.00 $80.00

    Sterilized dog
    (neutered/spayed)
    *proof required

    $20.00 $20.00 $30.00

    Certified service dog
    *documentation required

    $0 $0 $0
    Valid from January 1 to December 31 in the year in which it is issued.
  • Mail the completed Dog License Application form to the Animal Shelter with payment (money order or cheque made out to the City of New Westminster). We will mail you the dog license tag. You can also apply in person at one of the locations listed below, pay by credit card, debit, or cash, and receive the dog license tag immediately.

    New Westminster Animal Shelter
    231 Ewen Ave
    604-519-2008
    8:30 am – 4:30 pm, 7 days/week
    (closed stat holidays)

    City Hall
    511 Royal Avenue
    604-521-3711
    M, 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
    T – F, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    (closed stat holidays)

    Centennial Community Centre
    65 East Sixth Avenue
    604-777-5100
    M – Th, 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
    F, 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Sat, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Sun, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Century House
    620 Eighth Street
    604-519-1066
    M - F, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Sat, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Sun, 12:00 - 4:00 pm

    Queensborough Community Centre
    920 Ewen Avenue
    604-525-7388
    M - F, 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
    Sat, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
    Sun, 8:30 am - 8:30 pm

  • You can renew your dog license online or at any of the locations below with your credit card, debit, or cash.

    New Westminster Animal Shelter
    231 Ewen Ave
    604-519-2008
    8:30 am – 4:30 pm, 7 days/week
    (closed stat holidays)

    City Hall
    511 Royal Avenue
    604-521-3711
    M, 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
    T – F, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    (closed stat holidays)

    Centennial Community Centre
    65 East Sixth Avenue
    604-777-5100
    M – Th, 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
    F, 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Sat, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Sun, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Century House
    620 Eighth Street
    604-519-1066
    M - F, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Sat, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Sun, 12:00 - 4:00 pm

    Queensborough Community Centre
    920 Ewen Avenue
    604-525-7388
    M - F, 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
    Sat, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
    Sun, 8:30 am - 8:30 pm