Dog Licenses

All dogs 6 months and older must be licensed by March 31st annually. Any owner who fails to license or renew an existing license after the March 31st deadline, shall be fined a $5 late fee.

Dogs who have just turned 6 months old or just moved to town must be licensed regardless of the time of year. Proof of rabies and spay/neuter must be presented at time of licensing.


  • Neutered/Spayed $10
  • Male/Female $15
  • Kennels (4) Dogs $30
  • Kennels not more than (10) Dogs $60
  • Kennels more than (10) Dogs $120
  • Late Fees: $5 individual dogs / $10 for kennel

You can renew or register your dog online, in-person or by mail with the Dog License Application (PDF) and a copy of the rabies certificate sent to the City Clerk's Office, 62 Friend Street, Amesbury, MA 01913.