doglicense-tallCRD Bylaw and Animal Care Services manages dog licensing for Colwood, Langford, Metchosin, Highlands, Sooke, Juan de Fuca Electoral Area, Salt Spring Island, Southern Gulf Islands and View Royal.

Residents of larger municipalities in the CRD Bylaw Enforcement area can purchase a license at their municipal hall. Members of smaller municipalities and Electoral Areas obtain them from vendors (listed below), or Bylaw Services. All municipalities and Electoral Areas can purchase licenses at the CRD Animal Shelter.

Vendors, Animal Care Services

If you live in Colwood, Langford, Highlands, Metchosin, Sooke, View Royal or an Electoral Area, you can licence your dog in a few different ways:

  • By phone (250.478.0624)
  • By email
  • In person*

*If you are purchasing a licence for a new dog, a replacement tag or you have just moved into our area, please visit the following CRD Dog Licence Vendors. Please note that you cannot renew your Permanent CRD Dog Licence at all of these vendors; please visit Permanent CRD Dog Licence.

CRD Dog Licence Vendors for new tag purchases:

City of Colwood
3300 Wishart Road

CRD Animal Shelter
5401 Pat Bay Hwy

CRD Bylaw and Animal Care Services
212-2780 Veterans Memorial Parkway

District of Metchosin
4450 Happy Valley Rd

Town of View Royal
45 View Royal Avenue

Willow Wind Feed and Tack
2714 Sooke Road

Wiskers and Waggs
6703 West Coast Road

Salt Spring Island and Southern Gulf Islands

Gulf Islands Vet
540 Lower Ganges Rd

Mayne Island
Mayne Island Building Centre
652 Fernhill

Pender Island
Pender Island Home Building Centre
3338 Port Washington Road

Purchase a licence at your municipal hall if you live in:

  • Sidney
  • Victoria
  • Oak Bay
  • Saanich
  • Central Saanich
  • North Saanich
  • Esquimalt
  • View Royal
  • Colwood
  • Metchosin


Please contact CRD Bylaw and Animal Care Services.

Highlands, Juan de Fuca Electoral Area, Langford, Metchosin, Sooke, Colwood, View Royal, Esquimalt, Sidney, North Saanich, Central Saanich please call:

Tel: 250.478.0624

Salt Spring Islandand Southern Gulf Islands please call:

Tel: 1.800.665.7899

Or reach us from any area by email.