Dog Licensing

Attention Dog Owners
Dog Licensing Period Begins January 1, 2021

The licensing period applicable to licenses for dogs required to be obtained under G.L.c.140 by an owner or keeper of a dog shall be the time in a year between January 1st and the following December 31st, both dates inclusive. Dog licenses will become available in December at the Middleborough Town Clerk’s Office. The registration period is January 1st through March 31st.

Items to Bring With You

In order to license your dog(s), you will need to provide the following:

1. A copy of a valid rabies certificate and certificate of spaying/neutering.
2a. A fee of $15 per dog if your dog has not been spayed or neutered.
2b. A fee of $10 per dog for a spayed or neutered dog.

A reminder to license your dog has been included as an insert (dog licensing worksheet) with the mailing of the 2021 Annual Town Census form. Residents may complete the form and submit payment through the mail or by stopping by the Town Clerk’s Office:
20 Centre Street, 1st Floor
Town Hall Annex - Bank Building
Middleborough, MA 02346

Stop by Monday through Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Or purchase the dog license(s) online provided the dog has been licensed in the Town of Middleborough before.

As a reminder, all dogs must be registered by March 31st. Dogs licensed April 1st  - April 30th will be assessed  a late fee of $10. Dog licenses not renewed by May 1st are subject to a $50 fine.  The late fees shall be in addition to the license fee referenced above.