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.

Pit Bull Licence

A special licence is required for restricted dogs such as Pit Bulls. Pit Bull Licences are issued by Prince Edward County By‐law Enforcement. For more information, see the Dog Owners’ Liability Act – Pit Bull Regulations.

To book an appointment to obtain a Pit Bull Licence or for more information, contact Canine Control at 613.476.7666.