Animal Licensing and Registration


Municipal Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7

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​​​​​​​​​All dogs and cats in the Town of Newmarket must have a license in accordance with the Animal Licensing, Regulation and Control By-law 2020-30 . This simple process will ensure you reunite with your pet if they get lost. If your cat or dog is not licensed, simply fill out an animal license application and purchase an animal tag online. 

When licensing a Certified Guide or Assistance Dog for the first time, licensing must be done in person at any of the locations listed below. Future renewals may be done online once the status is verified. No fee is required for service animals, guide dogs, or police enforcement animals.

  • Municipal Offices (395 Mulock Drive)
  • Magna Centre (800 Mulock Drive)
  • Ray Twinney Recreation Complex (100 Eagle Street)
  • Newmarket Seniors Meeting Place (474 Davis Drive)

Online animal licensing and registration 

The Town of Newmarket is now offering online animal licensing and registrationWhen you license your pet online, you will automatically receive an online pet profile, which will allow you to add information about your pet, edit key information if it changes, upload a photo of your pet and most importantly report if your pet is lost. In addition, when you license your pet(s) online, you will receive an annual rewards card.  A variety of local businesses have offered deals to rewards cardholders. ​

Other ways to purchase an animal license

​Purchase animal license(s) by mail

​​​Fill out an Animal Licensing Application and mail with payment (credit card or cheque) to: 
Town of Newmarket Municipal Offices
395 Mulock Drive, Station Main, P.O. BOX 328
L3Y 4X7

Please note: If your cat was registered with the Town prior to May 15, 2003, you are not required to obtain an annual license.

Animal licenses pricing

Below are the animal tag prices for each dog or cat over the age of 16 weeks:

  • $37.10
  • $31.80 (55+ Rate)
  • $5.30 (Replacement Tag fee)
  • $5.30 (Transfer from another municipality)
  • No fee is required for service animals, guide dogs, and police enforcement animals