Dog Licenses

The Town Clerk's Office issues dog licenses to people who own or keep a dog in the Town of Littleton.

  • Town Bylaw requires that all dogs over 6 months old must be licensed.
  • Licenses are issued annually and are valid for the calendar year.
  • In order to obtain an annual license, an owner must provide a valid anti-rabies vaccination certificate
  • Dogs must be licensed prior to April 1st every year.
  • Dogs licensed after April 1st are subject to an additional cost (see below)
  • New dogs to your household evidenced by birth/adoption record are not subject to additional cost after April 1st
  • The owner or keeper of any dog found unlicensed in the Town may be fined $25 per offense.

Fees

Register Your Dog ByFee Total Per Dog

Prior to April 1st of Each Year (Not Spayed or Neutered)

$15
Prior to April 1st of Each Year ((Spayed or Neutered (Must be evidenced by Veterinarian's Certificate))
$10

April 1st to April 30th

$25

After April 30th

$50


To License Your Dog


  • Step 1: Provide a copy of the current Rabies Vaccination Certificate for each dog. 
  • Once evidence of spay/neuter is on file, it is not required to show again.
  • STEP 2: Make your Payment by:
    • Pay online via ACH or Credit Card
    • Mail a Check Payable to: Town of Littleton and a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
    • Town Clerk
      PO Box 1305
      Littleton, MA 01460
    • Visit the Clerk's Office (2nd Floor Room 207). Payments can be made by Cash, Check, or Credit/Debit Cards
    • Use our 24/7 Drop Box located outside our main door

All Card Payments are subject to a processing fee (Fee amount will be disclosed to you before processing. Fee varies per type of card - usually between $2.50 and $4)

For Payments Made Online - Send Rabies Vaccination Certificate (and evidence of spay/neuter if applicable) by choosing one of the following:

  • Email: a scan (or clear photo) to Kimberly Prehl's email
  • Text: a scan (or clear photo) to 978-540-2403
  • Fax: to 978-540-2403
  • Mail it to: P.O. Box 1305 Littleton MA 01460
  • Use our 24/7 Drop Box located outside our main door
  • Visit us in Room 207 during the following hours:  
    Monday 8am - 6pm 
    Tuesday-Thursday 8am - 4:30 pm 
    Fridays 8:00 am - 12:30pm