Animals and Wildlife
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
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
- Contact Alberta Environment and Parks - Fish and Wildlife at 403-340-5142.
- After-hours contact Report A Poacher (RAP) hotline toll-free at 1-800-642-3800.
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: