District of Invermere Notice to All Dog Owners

 In Animal Control

All dogs over the age of four months residing in the District of Invermere require an annual dog license, from January 1st to December 31st. Licensing allows Animal Control Services to contact you as soon as possible if your animal has been impounded or if the animal has been injured as a result of traffic or as a result of other causes.

If you live within the District of Invermere and own a dog, please drop by the municipal office at your earliest convenience to pick up a dog tag.

Fees are as follows:

  1. UNSPAYED FEMALE DOG $35.00
  2. UNNEUTERED MALE DOG $35.00
  3. SPAYED FEMALE DOG $15.00
  4. NEUTERED MALE DOG $15.00

Spaying / Neutering

We encourage all pet owners to have their dogs spayed or neutered to assist in promoting the health of your animal and to minimize the potential for unwanted pups in the community. As an incentive to spay or neuter your dog, the various license and impound fees for spayed or neutered animals are less than if your animal is not spayed or neutered. For dog control issues within the municipality, please contact our Dog Control Officer at 250-342-1707.

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