Dog Licenses

Dog with a stickThe owner or keeper of a dog over the age of 6 months shall obtain a license for the dog. Dogs are licensed annually in the Town of Orange from early January to the end of March.  

The 2023 dog license for the Town of Orange will be available in the Orange Town Clerk's Office starting on January 4, 2023. Dog licenses must be renewed by March 31, 2023 or a $50 late fee will be charged.


The cost of dog licenses are: 

  • Male/Female - $20
  • Neutered/Spayed, $10

How to Get a Dog License

Dog licenses payments may be made by check through the mail, put in the drop box located by the door on Town Hall, or paid for in person at the Town Clerk's Office via cash, check, or card. If mailing, please send a check or money order payable to the Town of Orange with the required fee and a self-addressed stamped envelope. Proof of rabies vaccination and neutering/spaying is required for all dogs.

Pay Online

Online payment for dogs is available for most dog renewals. If paying online, a $1 processing fee in included in the fee. If the records show the rabies is expired, you will not be able to renew online. Once an online payment is received we mail the license and tag to the address on file.

More Information

For further information, please email the Orange Town Clerk's Office or call 978-544-1100, ext. 2 .

Residents who no longer own a previously licensed dog are asked to notify the Town Clerk to avoid late notices and fees.

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