Dog license discount ends at the end of the month

The Regional District of Central Okanagan’s dog license discount ends Feb. 28

The last day of this month is the final opportunity for Central Okanagan dog owners to save on license fees.

Until Feb. 28 a new license or renewal for a dog that’s spayed or neutered costs $20. If the dog isn’t spayed or neutered the fee is $60. That’s a $20 discount from the regular annual license fees. On March 1, licenses return to the regular annual rates of $40 and $80.

“A license is the easiest and quickest way to reunite a lost dog with its owner. And renewing is easy using the secure My Dog Matters App. Many of the thousands of dog owners who’ve already renewed have told us it’s quick and convenient. With the App and online web access, you don’t have to stand in line waiting to renew or purchase a new license which is usually the case as the Feb. 28 deadline approaches,” said communications officer Bruce Smith.

READ ALSO: Is your dog one of Canada’s top 10 most popular breeds?

If owners wish to renew in person visit the Regional District office in Kelowna, the Regional Dog Pound, the municipal offices in Kelowna, West Kelowna, Lake Country and Peachland or the Kelowna branch of the SPCA. North Westside residents can purchase a license at the main firehall in Killiney Beach. Please call 250-545-1195 in advance to make sure staff is available.

READ ALSO: 6 tips on how to train your dog and it begins with ‘sit’

“Renewing a license with the App saves the cost of mailing renewal notices and owners may also choose to receive email dog-related messaging and licensing reminders and their digital ‘My Dog Matters’ Rewards card. Showing it at more than 60 participating businesses provides an owner with special discounts and services as well as the ability to easily check retailers offers,” said Smith.

Last year just over 23,000 dogs were licensed in the Central Okanagan. The Regional District reminds all dog owners to keep their license up to date as there is zero tolerance and a hefty fine for unlicensed dogs.

There’s plenty of information available about dog licensing and Responsible Dog Ownership in the Central Okanagan at regionaldistrict.com/dogs.

Download the App from the Apple store or Google Play. More information can be found at www.mydogmatters.ca/MDMApp

To report a typo, email:
newstips@kelownacapnews.com
.


@KelownaCapNews
newstips@kelownacapnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Kelowna mayor to request RCMP’s ‘unfounded’ sexual assault report

RCMP said the report was completed over a month ago but have yet to release it or make a statement

Criminality not suspected in Ellison trailer fire death

The body was discovered after crews responded to reports of a house fire

Kelowna’s Stuart Park ice rink closes to public on Wednesday

The city said warmer temperatures are to blame for rink’s closure

Kelowna youth accused of killing 16-year-old released with conditions

The young woman was arrested on Feb. 21 and is facing one charge of manslaughter

‘Please be quiet,’ Kelowna Mayor tells sexual assault survivor protesting in council chambers

Forty per cent of sexual assaults reported to Kelowna RCMP in 2019 were deemed ‘unfounded’

Kelowna rescue team comes back home from Australian mission

Brad Pattison’s team spent 33 days rescuing wildlife

VIDEO: B.C.’s seventh coronavirus patient at home in Fraser Health region

Canada in ‘containment’ as COVID-19 spreads in other countries

Interior Health appoints administrator at Summerland Seniors Village

Numerous concerns raised about private seniors care facility

Salmon Arm boy is only Para-Nordic athlete at BC Winter games

Thirteen-year-old Kaden Baum competed in three races on his sit-ski at the games.

B.C. takes over another Retirement Concepts senior care home

Summerland facility latest to have administrator appointed

RCMP pull office from Wet’suwet’en territory, but hereditary chiefs still want patrols to end

Chief says temporary closure of field office not enough as Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute drags on

Prescription opioids getting B.C. addicts off ‘poisoned’ street drugs

Minister Judy Darcy says Abbotsford pilot project working

Royals, Elvis, Captain Cook: Hundreds of wax figures find new life in B.C. man’s home

Former director of Victoria’s Royal London Wax Museum still hopes to revive wax figure tourism

North Okanagan ultra athlete ‘hearts’ ice baths

Shanda Hill and father carve stunning creations into ice at Ellison Lake

Most Read