Pet Election 2021

Become a part of history and have some fun along the way while campaigning for your pet to become the official Pet Ambassador for Port Coquitlam!

Candidates will compete with each other, campaigning for votes over the course of a month. The winner of this lighthearted pet election will be named PoCo’s Pet Ambassador by the Mayor himself and will represent the pets of PoCo at various events (dependent on the abilities of your pet). Their thoughts on pet toys, kibble, and walks will reign supreme. The winner will also receive the official symbols of the office, a place of honour on our website and in our museum, and eternal bragging rights!

Fill out the form below to register your pet for the election. Registration is totally free, but pets must reside in PoCo and have 2, 3, or 4 legs. Registration will close May 9th, 11:59pm.

Voting will run May 11 – June 18. Each $1 pledged to a pet counts as 1 vote, so campaigning is encouraged since, as per usual, the candidate with the most cash wins! Votes will be processed through All proceeds will go to PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives, the only museum in PoCo, a non-profit and registered charity dedicated to preserving and promoting our diverse history and heritage. The term for the Pet Ambassador is one year after which time they may run again for the position.

Key Dates

March 27 – Registration opens

May 9th – Registration closes

May 11th – Voting begins

June 18th – Voting closes

June 22nd – Winner announced

Keep Up to Date

Make sure that once you have registered that you stay up to date with election info by following our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

Registration will require that you sign into a Google Account. If you do not have a Google Account you can fill in this form and submit it to

PoCo Heritage Pet Election Registration Form 2021