Regulations and definitions differ by service area. Follow the links below to download a copy of the Dog Control Bylaw(s) directly from your local government.
Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
Regional District of North Okanagan:
Dog control services are provided through the Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) in the City of Vernon, District of Coldstream, Village of Lumby, Electoral Areas B and C and that part of Electoral Area D in the Lumby and District Fire Protection Area.
- A license is required for any dog over the age of 6 months.
- Purchase Online > 2019 RDNO Dog Licenses
- For more information, visit RDNO Dog Control
Township of Spallumcheen:
Dog and large animal control services are provided through the Township of Spallumcheen.
- Dog licensing is voluntary.
- For more information, visit Spallumcheen > Dog and Large Animal Control
Thompson-Nicola Regional District:
Dangerous Dog Control Service is provided through the Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) for Electoral Areas I, J, M, N, O and P.