Vancouver Animal Services fines and fees

Pickup (impound) fees for dogs

If your dog is picked up (impounded), it will be brought to the shelter. The fee to retrieve your dog depends on if it is licensed and aggressive.

Unlicensed dog $205
+ licence fee $49
Unlicensed aggressive dog $484
+ licence fee $49
Licensed dog $105
Licensed aggressive dog $380
Fowl, other Bird, rabbit or rodent $18
Reptile or other animal $104

Note Tax is not charged on pickup fees.


Boarding and maintenance fees for dogs

  Daily fee
Regular dog $27
Aggressive dog $36
Microchipping $18

Note Taxes are extra.


Boarding and maintenance fees for other animals

  Daily fee
Exotic bird $18
Rabbit $6
Reptile $37
Rodent $6
Other animal $37
Other bird


Note Taxes are extra.


Contact Animal Services

1280 Raymur Ave
Vancouver, BC V6A 3L8

Street parking is limited on Raymur and Malkin. Park on neighbouring streets.

Fax: 604-871-6862

Animal Services hours

Pet adoption and redemption

Daily, noon to 6pm
By appointment only, email

All areas are closed on holidays.

Dog licensing

Online only