Dog Licenses


Agriculture & Markets Law:

 ALL dogs four months of age or older MUST be licensed in the municipality in which they are harbored.  Every dog owned or harbored in New York State for longer than 30 days must be licensed

LICENSING YOUR DOG:

Dog Licenses are renewed on a yearly basis. Each dog is assigned a permanent official identification (ID) number and issued a metal ID tag which is to be attached to the dog's collar. Please, provide the following when licensing a dog:

Proof of ownership - usually in the form of a veterinary bill / medical statement

If the dog is spayed or neutered - a certificate from the veterinarian showing that the dog has been spayed or neutered, unless this proof is already on file with the clerk

Proof of a rabies vaccination signed by a licensed veterinarian or a certificate stating why the life of the dog would be endangered by the vaccine

For Guide dogs, war dogs, hearing dogs, police work dogs, service dogs, working search dogs, detection dogs, or therapy dogs; satisfactory proof is required, such as a training certificate, etc. for licenses

FEES:

Spayed/Neutered: $10.00
Unspayed/Unneutered: $18.00
Guide, war, hearing, police work, service, working search, detection, or therapy: NO FEE

* $1.00 of fee for spayed/neutered (NYS regulation) goes to an Animal Population and Control Fund.
*$3.00 of fee for unspayed/unneutered (NYS regulation) goes to an Animal Population and Control Fund.

Replacement Tags: $3.00
Late Renewal (Past 30 Days): $20.00 (In addition to regular renewal fee)

 IF YOU RECIEVED A TICKET/WARNING FROM AN ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER, A NON-LICENSED DOG FEE OF $25.00 WILL BE CHARGED

Note: No Refunds

EXEMPTIONS:

  • Dogs less than four months of age and not running at large (off the owner's premises)

  • If a non-resident brings a dog into New York State for less than 30 days and the dog is licensed according to the resident state's licensing laws.
  • Dogs confined to the premises of any public or private hospital, devoted solely to the treatment of sick animals; or confined for purpose of research to the premises of any college or other educational or research institution.

  • Dogs confined to the premises of any person, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of breeding or raising dogs for profit, and licensed as a Class A dealer under the Federal Laboratory Animal

EASTLINE ROMP & PLAY DOG PARK

For information and applications for use of the dog park follow the link below



East Line Romp and Play website