Dog Control

Dog Licenses must be renewed between January 1 - January 31, 2020 to avoid late fines.

Our December 2019 edition of Delburne in Detail covers everything you need to know about renewing your dog license. 

Delburne in Detail - Dog Licenses

Further information about Dog Control - licenses, fines, dog parks, etc can be found on the website below.


While pets are welcome in our Village, dog licences are required and irresponsible owners are subject to prosecution. Dogs running at large are subject to impoundment.

If you are new to the Village or have a new dog, you need to register your pet at the Village office to get a dog licence. If you pet is spayed or neutered, documentation is required when first registering your dog. 

Licenses must be renewed annually at the beginning of each year before January 31st.

 
Dog License Fees
 
License Fee for each neutered/spayed dog $15.00
License Fee for each unaltered dog $35.00
 

There is a maximum of 3 dogs per owner. Any person with more will be grandfathered, however if any dogs over the 3 limit no longer exist, they will not be permitted to be replaced. Grandfathered in owners of more than 3 dogs will be subject to a Dog Fanciers Fee as well as a the licensing fees for the dogs.

Dog Fanciers Fee

$200.00 + licensing fees for the dogs

 

When licenses are renewed after January 31st of the current year there is a penalty.

Late License Renewal Penalty $10.00
 

Lost Tag?

Replacement License Tag Fee $5.00

 

 
Dog License Fines
 
Owner of an unlicensed dog $200.00
Providing False or Misleading Information $100.00
Owner of a licensed dog not wearing a license tag while off the Owner's property $50.00
 


There are other fees and fines related to dog control which can be found in the Fees & Charges Bylaw #1158/2019 - Schedule A - Pages 4 & 5.

Fees & Charges Bylaw
 
 

Rules and regulations regarding dogs in the Village of Delburne can be found in our Dog Control Bylaw #1095/2013.

Dog Control Bylaw

 

Dog Complaints

If you have a dog complaint, please fill out the Dog Complaint form and return it to the Village Office. 

Village Office during office hours or after hours door drop box - 2111 20th St.

Mailing Address: Box 341, Delburne, AB T0M 0V0

Email: village(at)delburne.ca

If you are complaining about a barking dog, it must be tracked for 5 days before we can take any action. Page 2 of the Dog Complaint form has a tracker spreadsheet for you to use.

Dog Complaint Form

Off Leash Dog Park

Delburne has a fenced, off-leash area located on the DECRA grounds between the outdoor rink and the skate park. This is a great space to let your furry fido run unabashedly! Otherwise, all dogs must be leashed while in public spaces. All park areas are designated "No Dogs Allowed" that must be adhered to and are subject to fines. For a complete list of Dog License Fees and Fines, as well as Dog Control Provisions Fines, please see Bylaw 1152/2019 - The Fees & Charges Bylaw - Schedule "A" Fees and Charges Schedule, sections 3 and 4 (on page 4).

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