New Kennel Provider for City’s Stray Dogs -The City has reached a new agreement for the City’s dog kenneling services. Pitt Meadows residents are now asked to contact the Maple Ridge SPCA at 604.463.9511 regarding lost or stray dogs. Residents are reminded that a licence helps identify lost dogs so they can be safely returned to their homes. Learn more here.
2022 Dog Licence Renewal
Dog licences for 2022 are now available for purchase and renewal. License your dog before January 31, 2022 to qualify for a discounted rate. The City of Pitt Meadows requires dogs over six months old to be licensed annually. Apply or renew in person at City Hall or online at mypittmeadows.com.
Benefits of licensing your dog
- A dog licence is identification and the fastest way to reunite you with your lost dog.
- Licensing is a mandatory requirement for all dogs over the age of four months.
- License fees and numbers helps the City plan for and maintain amenities such as off leash dog areas.
Pitt Meadows is a dog-friendly city, but in order to keep the community safe and enjoyable for everyone, we enforce a Dog Control Bylaw. The City of Pitt Meadows requires dogs over six months old to be licenced on an annual basis. The City also responds to noise complaints about barking dogs, and will investigate and attend to complaints from the public regarding animal control. For concerns about dogs in Pitt Meadows, contact our Bylaws department at 604.465.2428.
All dog owners in Pitt Meadows are required to license any dog over six months old. Licence renewal forms are mailed to owners the first week of December or you can renew or apply for your dog's licence via your mypittmeadows.com online account. The dog license application form is also available for download. Please forward completed applications to City Hall (12007 Harris Rd., Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2B5) or stop by during regular business hours (Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30pm, except statutory holidays). Be sure to include any related documentation regarding spayed / neutered status.
For more information, please visit the Dog Control Bylaw No. 2735 for definitions.
Below is the current fee schedule:
- There is no licence fee in respect of a certified guide dog or certified assistance dog
- Dog Licensing Fees for all aggressive dogs - $150.00
- Dog Licensing Fees for all dangerous dogs - $300.00
|Prior to January 31||On or After February 1|
|Dog owners 65 years and older||$10.00||$10.00|
|Spayed or Neutered||$20.00||$35.00|
|Not spayed/Not Neutered||$50.00||$65.00|
(to replace lost tag)
Dog Owners are Required to Leash Their Dogs
In Pitt Meadows, residents are required to leash their dogs in public spaces and dikes. The City's Dog Control Bylaw prohibits dogs from being off-leash in any public spaces other than designated off-leash parks.
Additional Information & Resources
Dangerous Dog Attack
Contact the RCMP non-emergency number at 604.463.6251.
Hurt or Distressed Animals
Contact BC SPCA Maple Ridge 604.463.9511
BC Conservation Office 1.877.952.7277
Reporting Wildlife Contact
We are the natural place to live and with that comes responsibilty of cohabitating with wildlife in rural areas and at times, the urban core. Let's do our part to ensure we are not luring animals into neighbourhoods unnecessarily. Put garbage, birdseed, compost and pet food away, and keep fruit from trees off the ground. For more tips to stay safe around wildlife, visit Wildlife Conservation. To report a wildlife 'conflict', please call 1.877.952.7277 or (1.877.952.RAPP).