Dog Licensing

All dogs over three months of age and living in Rocky View County must be licensed. Although licences do not expire, they do renew on an annual basis.

UPDATE: As of January 2023, dog licence fees will be reinstated in Rocky View County.

Dogs at Large

Dogs are considered at large when they are not under the restraint, care and control of their owner. Dog owners must keep control of their dog when off their property in both rural and urban areas.

Responsible Pet Ownership

Rocky View County promotes responsible pet ownership through educating the public on animal related issues and enforcement of the County’s Animal Control Bylaw. Residents are asked to do their part in ensuring their animals are healthy pets and companions.


Enforcement Services
T: 403.230.1401
F: 403.230.7091

An Enforcement Officer is available Sunday through Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Please call 403.230.1401

Call 911 for immediate emergency assistance such as fire, ambulance and police services.

Other Animals

The Livestock & Animals page provides answers to commonly asked questions regarding keeping pets, livestock or poultry on your property.

For information regarding wildlife, living with wildlife and damage control programs, visit

Report an Issue

Use the Report an Issue form to notify us about stray livestock, lost & found pets, unsightly premises, traffic-related concerns, or other issues related to bylaw enforcement.