Animal Control


Black LabAnimal Control provides quality animal care through the Community Animal Response and Education Centre and dog licensing for Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Kent, Harrison Hot Springs and Mission. Our staff help keep communities safe for both people and animals and can assist with your questions about:

Animal Control staff are available six days a week, Monday to Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To report an animal control issue or to lodge a bylaw complaint during regular business hours, please call 1-844-495-CARE or email us .

Your identity will not be revealed as it is protected under the Freedom of Information and Protection Privacy Act. However, should the matter proceed to court and if required by direction of law, the FVRD may be required to disclose the information provided.

To report an injured dog or dog attack in progress after regular business hours, please call your local police department.

The BCSPCA can be reached at 1-855-622-7722 for animals in distress or cruelty concerns.

Animal Control does not respond to nuisance wildlife calls or wildlife that has taken up residence inside of homes. These calls should be directed to your local humane wildlife control services.