City offers two week dog licence amnesty program
October 27, 2015 / For Immediate Release
AIRDRIE, AB – For two weeks in November, the City of Airdrie is offering dog licence amnesty. Buy a licence between November 2 and 20, 2015 and the City will waive any associated penalties for not having one previously.
“If your dog gets lost, a City of Airdrie licence will help reunite you with your pet,” says Lynn Mackenzie, Team Leader, Municipal Enforcement.
During the period of November 2 – 20, dog owners found with unlicensed dogs will not be fined if the dog owner obtains a City of Airdrie dog licence before November 20. After November 20, Airdrie Municipal Enforcement will enforce a zero tolerance policy on all unlicensed dogs from this point forward. Dog owners will be fined $250 for not having their dog licensed.
- 12,000 dogs estimated to live in 26,000 Airdrie residences
- 7,700 dog licences purchased in 2014
- Accurate dog population numbers help plan for future dog-related services like off-leash areas
- $50 for an un-neutered or non-spayed dog
- $30 for a spayed or neutered dog (proof required)
- Valid for one year from date of purchase
To purchase a new dog license or renew a licence, please visit airdrie.ca/doglicence.
Chief License Inspector