The City of Selkirk is a pet friendly community. Our By-law Enforcement Officers go to great lengths to keep our families safe and united and that includes our four-legged family members. If you have a missing or lost pet, please contact CitizenSupport at 204-785-4900, and they will assist you anyway they can!
The City of Selkirk Animal Control By-Law is enforced by City of Selkirk By-Law Officers. Animals that have been found are held at the City of Selkirk Animal Retention Facility operated and maintained by our By-law Officers.
If you have an issue with wild or stray animals, or would like advice or assistance, please contact CitizenSupport at: 204-785-4900.
Dog Licenses (FREE)
It is your responsibility to ensure that your dog has a valid dog license as per By-Law No. 4980 5(1) Licensing of Dogs
Dog licenses are FREE and provide the following:
- Access to the Selkirk Dog Park
Peace of mind that your dog will be returned to you if found
Cost savings: If your animal is caught without a license you will face a fine
The required dog license may be obtained from a By-Law Officer, CitizenSupport, or by any veterinary clinic or animal hospital within the City which is designated by Council as a veterinary clinic or animal hospital eligible as a supplier of such licenses. The license is valid from January 1st through December 31st each year.
Owners must produce evidence of a current rabies vaccination in order to obtain a license. See By-Law No. 4980 5(1) Licensing of Dogs for more information.
UPDATE to obtaining a license from the City during the COVID-19 closures
Contact CitizenSupport at 204-785-4900 or your local vet clinic or animal hospital to make arrangements to obtain a license.
Please make sure to have the following information prior to calling:
- Your name, address and phone number
- Your pets name, date of birth, sex, spaye/neuter info, breed description, dominant, second and third colour (if applicable), tattoo number and location, medication info and current vet clinic.