Dog Licences 

All dogs over the age of 4 months must be licensed in the Town of Ladysmith.  Annual dog licences are available at City Hall during regular office hours, also at Frank Jameson Community Centre and For Pet's Sake pet store downtown. You can renew your dog's licence as early as December 1st for the next year.

Please note that as of January 31, 2018 dog tags will no longer be available at Little Rascals Pet Store (416 First Avenue).

Coastal Animal Control Services provides animal control services and pound facilities to the Town of Ladysmith. Coastal Animal Control is located at 2202 Herd Road, Duncan, BC, and can be reached toll free at 1.888.811.7722. Emergency Services are available on a 24-hour basis.                                                                

 The fees for dog licences for 2018 are as follows:

  Neutered/ spayed
Not Neutered/spayed

 Jan.1 - Jan 31

 Feb. 1 - Dec. 31

If you lose your current tag, you can buy a replacement for $5.00 at City Hall or the Frank Jameson Community Centre.

Please remember that dogs are not permitted on First Avenue during public events (such as the Festival of Lights and Ladysmith Days). 

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions about owning dogs in Ladysmith.

Please contact City Hall for more information. Phone 250.245.6400, or e-mail

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