Animal Control

Animal shelter, dog licences, bylaws, and more

Animal Control

Animal Shelter

5003 Graham Ave
Terrace, BC

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Saturday: 12:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

All animals currently in the Shelter can be viewed on the City of Terrace Animal Shelter Facebook Page.

The City cannot be held responsible for any illness or condition contracted by animals prior to, during, or subsequent to a stay in the City's Animal Shelter.

Dog Licences

All residents living within City limits are required to purchase a dog licence for all dogs over six months.  Dog licences may be purchased at the Animal Shelter or at City Hall (3215 Eby Street). 

Costs for annual dog licences:

  • Spayed/neutered dog: $20.00 per year
  • Not spayed or neutered dog: $50.00 per year
  • Dangerous Dog: $100.00 per year

Seniors' rates are half price.

Animal Control Bylaw

Bylaws to provide for animal control, licencing, protection of and protection from domestic animals are in place and any contravention of same can result in fines.

Read the bylaw here

Bylaw Complaints

Animal control complaints may be submitted to The City of Terrace bylaw officer using the online complaint form below.

Bylaw Complaint Form