Dog Licence

​Did you know that every dog owner in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent is required to purchase a dog licence tag for their dog(s) each year? A dog licence tag is required for dogs over the age of four (4) months. Residents may not have more than three (3) dogs per premises.

To avoid a late penalty, please note tags are to be purchased by March 31st of each year.

Purchase Dog Tags Online

Dog licence tag(s) can also be purchased at any Municipal Office, by mail or over the phone.

Purchase over the phone between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday, with a credit card (Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted) by calling 519-360-1998. When calling, make sure you have your mailing address and your dog's information available.

Purchase a tag by mail by downloading a Dog Registration Form and submit it with payment to:

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent
Attention: Licensing
315 King Street West
P.O. Box 640
Chatham ON N7M 5K8

Tags may also be purchased from our animal control services, Pet and Wildlife Rescue at 405 Park Ave E, Chatham.

Dog Tag Licence Fees

Puppy (four months to one year) - $29.00

Dog is neutered/spayed (altered) - $29.00

Dog is not neutered/spayed (non-altered) - $39.50

Replacement Tag - $5.25

Guide Dogs and Service Dogs - (first application – proof of guide dog/service dog is required)

Late fee (after March 31st) - $10.00