Canine Control

In addition to administering the Canine Control By‐law and the Dog Owners Liability Act, the County of Prince Edward Canine Control Department oversees the administration of:

Dog Tags

All dogs in Prince Edward County must be licenced and licences must be renewed by March 31 each year. Licences cost $30 per dog ($20 if the dog is spayed or neutered), and help return lost pets to their owners. More information is available in the By-law 2958-2011 - Dog Licensing Regulation and Registration.

You can purchase a new licence for your pet in three ways:

Online - Complete the online form and submit payment online, here.

By Mail - Send your completed Dog Tag Application Form and a cheque payable to “The County of Prince Edward”, by mail to: 332 Main Street, Picton ON, KOK 2T0".

In Person - Visit any public library branch, Shire Hall (332 Picton Main St), or the PEC Fire Department Administrative Offices.

Kennel Licences

A Kennel Licence is required for households with more than three dogs. Kennel Licences are issued by Prince Edward County By‐law Enforcement. To book an appointment to obtain a Kennel Licence or for more information, contact Canine Control at 613.476.7666.

Sporting Dog Licences

A Sporting Dog Licence is available in some areas of Prince Edward County for households with up to a maximum of ten dogs. Sporting Dog Licences are issued through By‐law Enforcement. To book an appointment to obtain a Sporting Dog Licence, or for more information, contact Canine Control at 613.476.7666.