Dog Legislation Council of Canada

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All provinces within Canada are subject to the Animal Pedigree Act of Canada


Animal Pedigree Act

Provincial Laws

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act

Community charter
[SBC 2003] Chapter 26
Part 3 Additional Powers and Limits on Powers
Division 6 Animal Control
Special powers in relation to dangerous dogs - Section 49

Local government act
[RSBC 1996] Chapter 323
Part 22 Miscellaneous Powers
Division 1 Regulation of Animals

Vancouver charter
S.B.C. 1953, CHAPTER 55
Part XIV Nuisances
Section 324

Municipal Laws

This is a list of just a few municipal laws in British Columbia, if you have any direct links to other cities and towns in BC, please email the link to our webmistress

Breed Specific Township By-Laws

Vancouver has removed it's BSL clauses effective November 1, 2005!!!

Non-Breed Specific Township By-Laws

City of Port Coquitlam

City of VancouverNew By-Law!!!