As a resident of Sedgewick you are responsible to register your dog(s) annually at the municipal office in accordance with Dog Control Bylaw #464.
Each household is permitted to house two (2) dogs; some grandfathering may apply. Check at the municpal office.
Dog licenses are due on or before January 31 annually.
If you are new to town you have fourteen (14) days to license your dog(s).
In any instance if a dog owner neglects to license a dog(s) or contravenes Bylaw #464 you may be subject to penalties and enforcement fees up to $300.00.
Credits or Reimbursements:
Q: Can I get reimbursed if my dog passes away or is relocated to a new home throughout the year?
A: No, unfortunately, licensing fees are applied and effective for twelve (12) months. ( January 31 to December 31. Fees are not transferable or reimbursed.
Q: How do you know if my dog(s) has been spayed or neutered?
A: Upon registration of your dog at the municipal office you are required to provide proof of alteration. A copy of your proof is kept on file at the municipal office for future years. If you are unable to locate your alteration documentation you may sign an affidavit under oath at the municipal office that alterations have been completed..
Q: Will I be invoiced annually for my dog(s) licensing?
A: No, it is your responsibility to ensure licensing is renewed. Reminders are published in the town newsletter, Facebook page and on your December utility billing.
Q: Is my dog(s) required to wear the tag?
A: Yes, at all times when your dog is on any property other than that of it's owner..