Dog Licensing Information

Dog licenses must be renewed between March 1st and April 1st in order to comply with Chapter 140, Section 137 of the General Laws. Chapter 140 was recently amended by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts mandating that dogs that are not spayed/neutered must pay a higher rate for their licenses than those that have been. Accordingly, the fee for intact dogs is $25.00 and the fee for spayed/neutered is $20. You must bring or send proof of spayed/neutering as well as proof of current rabies vaccine.
Dog Licensing is generally done by the Receptionist in the front lobby of Town Hall. If the receptionist desk is not manned, please go to the Town Clerk’s Office.

If you have any further questions, please contact us anytime during normal business hours by email:, or by calling (978)777-0001.

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