Attention Dog Owners
Dog Licensing Period Begins January 1, 2020
*PLEASE BE ADVISED WE WILL BE WAIVING THE $10 LATE FEE FOR DOG LICENSES FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL IN 2020 DUE TO THE HEALTH CRISIS AND TOWN OFFICES BEING CLOSED. PLEASE PROCESS PAYMENTS ONLINE OR THROUGH THE MAIL.
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 on the 2019 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.