All dogs in the Town of Needham must be licensed by April 30th each year. Dog licenses will be available in the Town Clerk's Office beginning in January. The application for a dog license is also included in the Annual Census mailing to all residents. Current proof of rabies vaccination is required and proof of neutering or spaying is required the first time the dog is licensed in Needham.
- $15 male or female
- $10 for a neutered male or spayed female
- $25 for a kennel license of 1 - 4 dogs
- $50 for a kennel license of 5 - 10 dogs
- $100 for a kennel license of 10+ dogs.
Dogs older than six months must be licensed annually under Massachusetts General Laws 140 and the Town of Needham's General By-Laws Article 4, Section 4.1. Page 28)