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Animal Services

Animal Services

​Supporting responsible pet ownership in Calgary​


We provide value to you through these services:

  • reunite lost cats and dogs with their owners.
  • licence cats and dogs residing in Calgary.
  • enforce the Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw (47M2021)
  • investigate complaints regarding animals.
  • help neighbours resolve animal-related issues.
  • shelter and care for impounded pets in our vet-run facility.
  • provide adoption services, finding new homes for cats and dogs.
  • operate a No Cost Spay/Neuter program through the Fair Entry program.
  • Responsible pet ownership

    ​Pets and owners, living in harmony

  • Impounded cats and dogs

    Cats and dogs currently impounded at the Animal Services Centre​

  • Lost cats and dogs

    ​Missing your pet? Found a lost pet? We want to get all animals home

  • Adopt a cat or dog

    Interested in adopting a pet? Learn about our process

  • Programs and volunteering

    ​Investing in the community

  • Contact us

    ​Questions or concerns? Give us a call or come down and visit

Other resources

  • Calgary Humane Society

    ​Animal welfare concern? Please contact the Calgary Humane Society.

  • Academy of Veterinary Medicine

    ​Looking for a vet? Please contact the Calary Academy of Veterinary Medicine.

  • Food bank

    Did you know the Calgary food bank stocks pet food? If you are struggling to get food for your pets, you can get help from the Calgary food bank.

  • Nextdoor App

    Before surrendering your pet to a shelter, consider reaching out to your community to find your pet a loving home.


Help us reunite impounded pets with their owners in our Animal Services Facebook Group.