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Cat and dog registration

Cat and dog registration

NEW! $25 Coupon for each Pet Registration or Renewal.  To learn more, view the Ren's Pet coupon flyer or login to MyServiceOttawa.

The Ren's coupon program applies to all 2020 pet registrations.  If registering online, an email providing the coupon link will be sent to the pet owner within 3 business days.  Please note that pets cannot be registered at Ren's store locations; registration must be completed through the City of Ottawa.

The City of Ottawa requires that cat and dog owners register their pets. This ensures the City has the necessary information to help reunite you with your pet if it becomes lost.  Pet registrations must be renewed on an annual basis.

You can register your pet or renew your existing registration:


You can now manage your pet registrations and access expanded service options online through My ServiceOttawa, including:

  • Create new pet registrations
  • Renew existing pet registrations
  • Update and change information to existing pet registrations
  • Request  replacement identification tags
  • Pay fees directly through (MasterCard, VISA, American Express, Interac Online and Visa Debit.)

As of June 20, 2011, all pet registration fees are non-refundable

In person

This service is available by appointment only.

Please select a location to book an appointment time:

City Hall - 110 Laurier Ave West

Nepean - 101 Centrepointe Dr

Effective July 15, 2020, masks are required to be worn in enclosed public spaces at City of Ottawa facilities as per the Temporary Mandatory Mask By-law.

Registration fees effective January 1, 2020:



for each cat/dog under 6 months of age, which is unsterilized:


for each cat/dog 6 months of age or older, which is sterilized:


for each cat/dog 6 months of age or older, which is unsterilized:


for each dog whose owner has been convicted of permitting the dog to bite or attack, without provocation, a person or domestic animal:


for each service animal:


replacement of first lost identification tag:


for each additional replacement identification tag: