Dog Tags

​​In accordance with the Animal Control By-law, if you own a dog and are a resident of BWG, you must obtain and renew a license for each dog you own by January 31 of each year. A maximum of three dogs are permitted per legal household.​

2024 BWG Dog Licenses are now available for purchase! Apply for your dog license before January 31st and save $5 off as well being entered into a draw to win your pup a prize!

How to License and Register your Dog

Complete our secure online registration form.


Your dog tag will be mailed to you within 7-10 business days.


Visit any one of the following locations to purchase or renew a dog license:

  • Town of BWG Administration​​
  • BWG Leisure Centre​
  • ​Pet Valu
  • ​Dissette Animal Hospital
  • ​Summerlyn Pet Hospital


Licensing Requirements

When applying for a Dog Tag/License, you will be required to provide the following:

  • ​Name, address, and telephone number of the dog owner
  • Name, age, gender, breed, and colour of the dog
  • Rabies vaccination number and expiry date
  • Confirmation of spay / neuter
  • Veterinarian's name

Licensing Fees

Dog Licensing/Tag fees are annual and are not pro-rated for dogs obtained mid-year. Dog owners can save $5.00 on licenses completed between November 1st and January 31st.

  • Spayed or neutered: $30.00
  • ​I​ntact: $35.00
  • Dangerous or restricted b​reeds: $55.00
    (Please note: you must apply at the BWG Administration Office (in-person) if you are obtaining license for a dangerous or restricted breed)



Photo of 2023 BWG Dog Tags
Purchase a Dog Tag

Complete our secure online form and purchase or renew your annual dog tag.

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Dog Owners' Liability Act

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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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