Dog License Registration



2019 dog licenses will be on sale in the Town Clerk's Office beginning Tuesday, January 2nd.

This year there are three options to license your dog:

  1. RENEWALS ONLY: you can now go online - Online Bill Pay/Dog Registration.
  2. $Online Bill Pay/Dog Registration Renewal.
  3. IN PERSON: you can license your dog in person at the Town Clerk's Office, 1471 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA by cash, check or credit card.
  4. BY MAIL: you can license your dog by mail (application included in Annual Town Census mailing). Please complete the dog application and include your check, current proof of rabies vaccination, spay/neuter certificate or Veterinarian notation on rabies certificate along with a self-addressed stamped envelope, and mail to Town Clerk's Office, 1471 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA 02492.

2019 Dog License Fees:

$25 Male/Female dogs 

 $20 Neutered/Spayed dogs

 $50 1 to 4 dogs Kennel licenses

 $75 5 to 10 dogs Kennel Licenses

 $150 10+ dogs Kennel Licenses

All dogs that are six months of age or older must be licensed annually under Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 140 and Article 4 of the Town of Needham's General By-Laws. An updated proof of rabies vaccination is required prior to licensing as well as proof of spaying and neutering. Incomplete applications will be returned to the sender.