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 204-785-4924 Monday-Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm and they will assist you anyway they can!
After Hours Contact information is on the answering machine of 204-785-4900


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 Monday-Friday between 8:30-4:30 at: 204-785-4900 After Hours Contact information is on the answering machine.





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.