Animal Control & Licencing

To Report:

Cougar Sightings:  1-800-663-9453
Wildlife Sightings:  1-877-952-7277

The District of Highlands has contracted the Capital Regional Disrict for Animal Bylaw Issues.  CRD Dog Licenses for dogs may be purchased at the following businesses in or near the West Shore:

  • Bosley's Pet Foods - 107-1790 Island Highway
  • City of Colwood- 3300 Wishart Road
  • CRD Bylaw and Animal Care Services - 212-2780 Veterans Memorial Parkway
  • CRD Animal Shelter- 5401 Pat Bay Hwy
  • Metchosin Municipal Hall - 4450 Happy Valley Road
  • Metchosin General Store - 4396 Metchosin Road
  • Town of View Royal- 45 View Royal Avenue
  • Willow Wind Feed and Tack - 2714 Sooke Road
  • All Locations
Dog licensing online option available here: 
Animal related email questions may be directed here: 
CRD Bylaw / Animal Control office located at:

212 - 2780 Veterns Memorial Parkway
Langford, Britsh Columbia 
Phone:  250-474-3351

CRD Bylaw Information is available here.