Government of New Brunswick


The Department administers licensing fees for dogs in Local Service Districts through the Provincial Dog Regulation 84-85 under the Municipalities Act and has designated the NBSPCA to handle complaints concerning dogs and to carry out the functions of the Provincial Dog Regulation, NEW BRUNSWICK REGULATION 84-85.


This regulation applies to dog owners located outside of a municipality.


Under the Regulation 84-85, dog owners shall before the last day of January of each year register through the NBSPCA each dog which he or she owns by paying a licence fee.

Changes To Fees

This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
2011 LG Dog Licence.pdf,
2011 LG Dog Licence Tag Replacement.pdf,


Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
Female dog licence15.002011-02-15
Male dog or spayed female dog licence15.002011-02-15
Replacement of a dog tag3.001984-05-09