Useful Links & Fun Facts

Dog License

Where can I purchase the Dog License??
According to the City By-law, all owners need to purchase dog licenses for their dogs. To read more about where to purchase the dog license and all the associated by-laws, please check your city’s website:
City of Vancouver

City of Richmond

City of Burnaby

City of Surrey

City of Coquitlam

City of Delta

Dog Food Recall

Is there any Recent Dog Food Recall??

Dog Owners need to stay on top of any dog food recalls. For more information on any recent petfood recalls, please feel free to check out below websites:

US Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) ­

Public Health Agency of Canada

Lost & Found Dog

What if your dog is lost or if you find a lost dog

If your beloved dog is lost or if you found a lost dog anywhere, please contact City
Pound immediately:

Richmond Animal Protection Society
Address: 12071 No. 5 Road, Richmond, BC V7A 4E9
Telephone: 604-275-2036

Vancouver Animal Control Shelter
1280 Raymur Ave, Vancouver, BC V6A 3L8
Call 3­1­1

Please also check out BC SPCA’s Lost & Found Pets for more information:


Emergency Animal Hosipital

My vet is closed, what should I do if my dog is not feeling well
If your dog is in critical condition, please contact your veterinarian immediately or bring your
dog to one of the Emergency Animal hospitals. Here are some of them and you can find more online:

Canada West Veterinary Specialists & Critical Care Hospital (Required Veterinarian’s Referral)
1988 Kootenay St, Vancouver, BC V5M 4Y3
Phone: (604) 473­4882

Intercity Animal Emergency Clinic (Only operates in after­hours)
580 SE Marine Dr Vancouver, BC V5X2T4
Phone: 604­321­8080

Animal Emergency Clinic of Fraser Valley
#306­6325 204th Street
Langley, B.C. Canada V2Y 3B3
Phone: (604) 514­1711

Vancouver Animal Emergency Clinic
1590 West 4th Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6J 1L7
Phone: (604) 734­5104

End of Life Care

End of Life Care of your beloved pet

There are several places which will provide Pet Cremation in BC, below are some of them:

Until We Meet Again Pet Memorial Center Inc
839 W 1st St #4, North Vancouver, BC V7P 1A4
Phone:(604) 924­1160

Allcare Pet Services Ltd
31334 Peardonville Rd #304
Phone: (604) 850­6728

The Intelligence of Dog

How Smart is my dog??
No matter what I believe you will love your dog, but have you ever wonder how smart your dog is, check out below link for the Ranking of Dogs for Obedience/Working Intelligence by Breed:

The Intelligence of Dog

Traveling / Relocation

I am moving to another country for good, I want to take my dog with me, what do I need to do?
Planning to Relocate with your companion?? Make sure to check your destinated country’s
regulations on importing of dogs and cats, for example:

Hong Kong – Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department of Hong Kong ­

Taiwan – Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine of Taiwan ­

If you are planning to move back to China, please check with the government Bureau of your destinated province because the regulation varies by provinces.

Dog Calendar

How old is my dog in human years?

Dog years