Kennel Licence

​​​A Kennel Licence is required in order to operate a kennel where animals are kept overnight for remuneration for the purposes of breeding, housing, feeding and/or maintenance.

The Kennel Licence is valid for one (1) year and expires on June 30th annually. The fee for the licence is $300 or $200 for a renewal (charges from external agencies may apply).

You Are Required to Submit:

  1. A completed Application Form.
  2. A Police Vu​lnerable Sector Check​ (dated within 90 days and received from the Police Service where you reside).
  3. Photo identification (driver's license or passport are accepted).
  4. Registered business information.
  5. A certificate of general liability insurance ($2,000,000 minimum).
  6. Zoning approval (to verify Zoning compliance please contact Community Planning at 905 775 5369 ext. 1400).
  7. A site plan.
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Licence Application Form

View, download, and complete the licence application form.

Approvals from each of the departments below are also required before your licence is issued:

  1. Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (705 458 1103)
  2. BWG Animal Control (905 775 5366 ext..1702)

Please make an appointment withour Licensing Officer if you have questions or concerns, or to submit your application.​

Address: Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, 100 Dissette St., Unit 7&8, Bradford, ON, L3Z 2A7

Phone: 905-775-5366, Send an Email

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