Care for your pet

Dog on bench with owner

Here are some resources to help you care for your pets as healthy, happy members of your family.

Pet care resources

Responsible dog ownership

Owning a dog is a happy experience, but it's a lot of responsibility too. Be aware of everything that you will have to do if you own a dog.

Dog and other pet classes

Looking for dog obedience classes in Vancouver? The Vancouver Park Board offers a variety of programs for dogs and other pets. Find out when and where these programs are offered.

Off-leash dog areas

Find out about dog parks and off-leash areas in Vancouver: where they are, what the rules are, and more.

Spay or neuter your dog

Spaying or neutering your pet can enhance its life and yours. View the ways here.

Pet emergency preparedness

Learn how to prepare your pets for an earthquake or other natural disaster in Vancouver.

Pet cremation

The City no longer offers cremation for pets. Please contact a veterinarian or pet cremation service provider.

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