Skip to content

Apply for a dog walker permit

If you’re walking four to eight dogs at a time in a leash-free zone, you’ll need a dog walker permit. Commercial dog walkers are permitted to use leash-free zones Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The fee for one dog walker permit is $283.12 for Mississauga residents and $311.43 for non-residents. For each additional dog walker associated with the original permit, there’s a charge of $56.62 for Mississauga residents or $60.47 for non-residents.

To apply for a permit, fill out the dog walker permit application and submit it via email to

What happens next

  • You will receive an email with your client barcode and PIN number. Use these to register your permit online or in-person at your local community centre.

How long it takes

It usually takes about a week after you register for your permit card to be issued. You should receive your permit card and a copy of the Terms and Conditions by mail.

Contact us

If you need more information about your permit, call 905-615-4100 and choose option one or email