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


Call 416-338-PETS (7387), Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Fill out a Pet Licence Application and send it with a cheque, payable to Treasurer, City of Toronto at 1300 Sheppard Avenue West, Toronto, ON M3K 2A6.

Visit an animal shelter from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., seven days per week (excluding statutory holidays).

West Animal Shelter – 146 The East Mall

North Animal Shelter – 1300 Sheppard Avenue West

East Animal Shelter – 821 Progress Avenue

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