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. (by appointment during COVID-19)
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 made payable to the Town of Needham, 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.
2021 Dog License Fees:
$25 Male/Female dogs
$20 Neutered/Spayed dogs
$50 1 – 4 dogs Kennel licenses
$75 5 – 10 dogs Kennel Licenses
$150 10+ dogs Kennel Licenses
All dogs who 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.