Reminder: Time to License Dogs, Tags Available on June 4

This is a reminder that per CT State Statutes Section 22-338 and 22-339b,  all dogs over the age of 12 weeks must be vaccinated. Once vaccinated, dogs over the age of six months must be licensed with the town clerk’s office each year. Owners have the month of June to purchase licenses, which go into effect by July 1. There is a $1 late fee for all dogs licensed after June 30.

A dog owner can be fined $136 if a dog is not vaccinated, and $75 if a dog is not licensed.

Dog Licenses; Required for all dogs six months of age or over. Rabies certificate is required. License fees: $8.00 spayed/neutered dogs – $19.00 male or female dogs. For renewal, just need an updated rabies certificate. Proof of spay/neuter only needed for new license.