Dogs Licensing and Regulations

All dogs over the age of four (4) months are required to be licensed in the District, and wear a District of Tofino dog tag. The dog licence is valid for one calendar year and automatic renewal notices are sent out every December. The person legally responsible for a dog includes any person who owns or has in their custody or control, any dog within the municipality and/or in whose name a licence has been issued or applied for.

For spayed or neutered dogs (a veterinarian report or other proof is required) the licence fee is $15.00. For whole dogs the licence fee is $40.00.

Please click on the link below for more information regarding the care and control of animals within the District.


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Municipal Office
(T) 250-725-3229
(F) 250-725-3775
(E) office@tofino.ca