Dogs living in the Township of Scugog, who are more than 12 weeks old, must have an annual dog license. Dog licenses don't cost a lot of money and help keep your pet safe.

Each household in Scugog can have up to two dogs. Residents with 10 or more acres of land can have up to 3 dogs.  

Please note that the Township of Scugog's licensing program operates on a calendar year. This means that all licences expire on December 31st in the year they were purchased.

How to License Your Pet On-Line

The Township of Scugog pet licensing program is managed by DocuPet Inc. DocuPet provides a licensing solution that is simple and convenient, and includes added benefits for pet owners. You can license online in less than five minutes and will immediately gain access to your profile, which is used to reunite you with your pet in the event that they become lost. You will be in compliance as soon as you complete the form, and your pet tag will be sent in the mail within 10 to 12 business days.

Or you may visit a location listed below in person to buy a dog licence.  You will need to fill out a registration form in person.

Animal Control Centre

1360 Reach Street
Port Perry, ON L9L 1B2
Scugog Municipal Office
181 Perry Street
Scugog, ON L9L 1A7

You can also license your pet by calling 1-855-249-1370.

After you've registered your dog and paid the dog license fee, you get an identification tag to put on your pet's collar. If your dog gets lost, this tag will help us get your pet back home to you.


Animal license fees help support Animal Control services, such as getting lost and found pets back to their owners and pet adoptions.

The dog license fee for spayed or neutered dogs is $25.

If your dog isn't spayed or neutered, the fee is $35.