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All dogs and cats owned in Toronto must be licensed and wear a tag. The licence must be renewed every year.

Why License Your Pet

  • If your pet is lost or involved in an emergency, a licence provides information needed to contact you.
  • Lost pets are returned home faster and spends less time in shelters.
  • It is a legal requirement and you could be fined without a pet licence.

What You Will Need

To register online you will need:

  • Credit card
  • For renewals – your online access code or pet’s tag number

Fees & Special Discounts

View pet licensing rates, available discounts and find out how money from licensing fees supports your community.

Ways to License Your Pet

License your pet online, in-person, by phone or by mail.

BluePaw Rewards Program

Learn about the exclusive discounts on products and services for pet licence holders, or become a BluePaw partner.

In-Person Licensing Locations

View a map of places where you can licence your pet if you need to do so in-person.

Update Your Account Information

You can update your account information online.

Adopting & Importing from Overseas

Read important information you should consider when adopting pets from overseas.