Animal Licensing and Registration


Municipal Office

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

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March 26, 2020 COVID-19 Update

The Town of Newmarket has closed all Buildings and Facilities to limit the spread of COVID-19. At this time the Town will be suspending all renewals for Dog/Cat licences and will be honouring your current licence until further notice

​​​​​​​​​​​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 or in-person. 

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

​Purchase animal tags in-person 

​Municipal Offices ​395 Mulock Drive
Magna Centre ​800 Mulock Drive
​Ray Twinney Complex ​100 Eagle Street West
​Newmarket Seniors Meeting Place​474 Davis Drive
Armitage Animal Clinic ​18025 Yonge Street
College Manor Veterinary Hospital ​869 Mulock Drive
Quaker Hill Veterinary Hospital​1692 Yonge Street
Hillside Veterinary Clinic
​17095 Yonge Street
Pet Paradi​se​
​1111 Davis Drive

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:

  • $35
  • $30 (55+ Rate)
  • $5 (Replacement Tag fee)
  • No fee is required for service animals, guide dogs, and police enforcement animals