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.


Register Your Dog ByFee Total Per Dog

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

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

April 1st to April 30th


After April 30th


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