The best incentive for getting a dog licensed is that you get your dog back when your dogs been lost.
Registering your dog with the city means staff are able to contact you if they find your dog. We have a high rate of reuniting owners with licensed dogs.
Licensing your dog is mandatory in Revelstoke — fines start at $200 and can go higher if the case is taken to court.
Bylaw officers usually start by warning an owner if their dog is found without a license.
Money collected from dog licenses go toward reuniting owners with lost dogs, operating the city shelter, and finding adoptive families for dogs that don't have a home.