All dogs age 6 months and older must be licensed in the Town Clerk's Office. Dog licenses expire the last day of March in each year. Renewal period is January 5th - last day of March. All dog licenses renewed April 1st or after will be charged a $50.00 late charge in addition to the cost of the license.
- Male/Female Dog - $20.00
- Neutered/Spayed Dog - $10.00
- Late Licensing Penalty - $50.00 (April 1st and after)
Dog Licenses may be applied for in person, by mail (must include a self addressed, stamped envelope), or online here. If paying online, a $1.00 processing fee is included in the fee. A valid rabies certificate and proof of neutering/spaying certificate (if applicable) must be shown each time when registering a dog.
Per Mass. General Law, you must have your kennel inspected by the Animal Control Officer (978-249-2494) before a Multi-Dog License can be issued. You must include the inspection report with your license request.
- 4 or fewer dogs - $50.00
- up to 10 dogs - $100.00
- 10 or more dogs - $150.00
North Orange Grange sponsors a rabies clinic in March. Please call Town Clerk's Office for exact date.