Please license your dog(s) by January 31, 2023, to avoid a $25 late fee.

January 24, 2023

The State of Maine requires dogs to be licensed at 6 months of age or within 10 days of ownership. You must show evidence of current rabies vaccination at the time of registration (yearly) and a spay/neuter certificate, if applicable.  Fees are $6 for spayed/neutered dogs and $11 for unspayed/neutered dogs.

Renewal for dog licensing is no later than December 31 of each year. 

A late fee of $25 per dog (in addition to the license fee) will be applied after January 31st.

The dog license fee supports:

  • Local Animal Control Officers and State Humane Agents, Investigation of animal cruelty complaints and enforcement of animal welfare laws.
  • Compliance with rabies vaccination of dogs.
  • Care for sick and injured stray animals.
  • Return of lost dogs to their owners

Registrations & Renewals are done in person at the Town Office or online at An additional fee is assessed if licensing is done online.

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