Dog Licenses

register my dog

Dogs in Massachusetts are required to be licensed annually, please refer to current fee schedule below.  Dog licenses can be obtained in the Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Thursday.  A current rabies certificate by your Veterinarian is needed if expired and proof of Spayed/Neutered is needed if your dog is new.

Fee Schedule:

1st Time Registration

If paid before May 31st If Paid after May31st but before June 30th
 (Late Fee added)

If Paid after June 30th (Late Fee and Fine added) If total amount not paid in full by July 21st  Court action will be taken.
Spayed/Neutered $11 $11 $21 $71 $71 plus Court Fees if any
(not spayed/neutered)

$16 $16 $26 $76 $76 plus Court Fees if any

If you no longer own a dog or have moved out of Town, please call the Town Clerk’s Office at 978-827-4100 ext. 112 or email so that we can adjust our records accordingly.

Failure to license your dog(s) by June 30th will result in a $50.00 citation per dog.

Any dog owner who has not renewed before July 1st  will have their citation referred to the Winchendon District Court.