Information about dealing with domestic animals (cats and dogs) and wildlife within the city of Red Deer. Learn about animal bylaws and who to call if you have a concern.
Alberta Animals Services provides all animal related services in Red Deer, including enforcement of The City’s Dog Bylaw 3429/2009 (pdf)
This bylaw allows Alberta Animal Services to work with the citizens of Red Deer to ensure that cats, dogs, their owners and neighbours live together in safety and harmony.
Concerns about domestic animals (cats or dogs)
- Barking dogs
- Aggressive dogs
- Lost, injured or stray animals
- Removal of deceased animals
Contact Alberta Animals Services at 403-347-2388
Alberta Animal Services – Animal Complaint Form
Red Deer is filled with a wealth of plant and animal diversity. Wildlife add to the quality of life that Albertans enjoy and also act as an important indicator of the health of Alberta's environment.
Concerns about wildlife
All dog owners in The City of Red Deer must purchase a dog license. Licenses must be renewed annually and are effective from January 1 to December 31. Residents must be at least 18 years old to purchase or renew a dog license.
There are several Bylaws relating to animals in Red Deer: