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Animals, trees, gardens, and lawns

Part of what makes Vancouver such a liveable city is the range of animals, plants, and trees that thrive here.

The City plays a role in fostering, maintaining, and controlling the animals, trees, gardens, and wildlife in Vancouver.

Pets in Vancouver

Pets

Find information on the responsibilities of pet owners in Vancouver, including licensing, adoption, regulations, and fines.

Pests and wildlife

Pests and wildlife

Learn about the different types of pests and wildlife you might encounter in Vancouver, and what you can do about them.

Volunteer at the shelter

Donate and volunteer

Not everyone can be a pet owner, but everyone can be a pet lover. Find out how you can help Vancouver Animal Services take care of pets waiting for adoption.

Learn more about City trees

Trees

The City maintains trees that line Vancouver’s streets and trees in parks. Call 3-1-1 for tree pruning, planting, removal, and pest control.

Gardens and lawns

Gardens and lawns

Find information on gardening including community gardens, boulevard gardening, garden pests, and recreational gardening classes.

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