The State of Maine requires dogs to be licensed at 6 months of age or within 10 days of ownership.
You must show proof 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/unneutered dogs.
Renewal for dog licensing must be done no later than December 31st of each year. A late fee of $25 (in addition to the license fee) will be applied after January 31st.
Dog Licenses for 2023 are now available!!!
The new 2023 dog tags are ready! You can come in an get your dogs licensed anytime we are in office.
If you are licensing a wolf hybrid, service/search or rescue dog or obtaining a kennel license please contact the office.
You can also license your dog online from October 15-January 31 at https://apps1.web.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/dog_license/index.pl
What you will need for online licensing:
License/Tag number (Renewal only)
State of Maine Rabies certificate
Veterinarian's name and phone number
Spay or Neuter Certificate (if your dog has been "fixed")