Dog Licences

It is mandatory for every dog, over 4 months old, to be licensed yearly, and to wear the tag on their collar. Dog licence fees offset the costs of animal control and provide an accurate form of identification.

Coastal Animal Services of BC Ltd. has provided animal control services and pound facilities for North Cowichan since 1975. Please note that Coastal Animal Control Services of BC Ltd. is not the Duncan SPCA.

Dog Licence Fees

Licences purchased during the month of January and February $35.00
Licences purchased after February $45.00
Replacement Tags $5.00
Kennel Licences purchased during the month of January and February $125.00
Kennel Licences purchased after February


Aggressive Dog Licence


Aggressive Dog Licence purchased after February


Paying for your Dog Licence


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New dog licences:

By email:

Fill in the application form and email to Once your application is processed, staff will contact you to confirm payment options and send your new dog tag in the mail.  

 In person:

North Cowichan Municipal Hall
7030 Trans Canada Hwy, North Cowichan

Coastal Animal Control Services of BC Ltd.
2202 Herd Road, North Cowichan


You can securely access all of your North Cowichan accounts online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at View tax account information, water consumption, utilities history, dog licences, and business licences. All you need is a copy of your bill for the account number you want to register and then create a profile to register your accounts.