Dog Licenses

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Dog licensing begins on June 1st.  

  • Licenses must be renewed during June of each year.
  • Rabies Certificate is required for licensing.
  • Neutering or Spaying Certificates must be presented if applicable.
  • To remove a dog from the registry due to death or other circumstances, please email dogs@mansfieldct.org or call 860.429.3302 ext. 4.

How Do I Register My Dog(s)?

  • The Clerk’s office will start issuing dog licenses on June 1.  We are offering contactless as well as in-office licensing.  

Please carefully read the instructions below for contactless licensing:

To RENEW a Dog License:

Please follow these directions to RENEW an existing dog license:

If your dog’s rabies information is current and does not need updating:

  1. Please call with debit or credit card information for payment, mail us a check for payment OR drop a check in the drop box for payment.  Not sure what you owe?  Check out our dog license fees here
  2. We will mail your dog tag(s) and license(s) to you.

If your dog’s rabies information is EXPIRED or due to expire prior to July 1, 2021: 

  1. Please email dogs@mansfieldct.org with your updated rabies documentation.  Please note, we must see an official certificate.  This can be a photocopy, digital copy or photo of a hard-copy certificate. In the body of the email, please put the owner’s name, the physical address where the dog is living and the name of the dog. 
  2. Call 860.429.3302 with debit or credit card information for payment, mail us a check for payment OR drop a check in the drop box for payment.  Not sure what you owe?  Check out our dog license fees here
  3. We will mail your dog tag(s) and license(s) to you.

To License a NEW Dog:

Please follow these steps to license your NEW dog(s): 

  1. Fill Out the Dog Licensing Worksheet This worksheet will submit directly to the Clerks. Using this form, you can provide us will all of the information we need to know to license a dog.  Multiple dogs will require you to fill out multiple forms:  one for each dog you are licensing.  Upload the necessary documents: attach a copy of the dog’s spay/neuter certificate (if applicable) as well as proof of a current rabies vaccination with expiration date. Photos of hard copy certificates or documents are acceptable.
  2. Submit.
  3. Once you submit your form, please call 860.429.3302 with debit or credit card information for payment, mail us a check for payment OR drop a check in the drop box for payment.  Not sure what you owe?  Check out our dog license fees here.
  4. We will mail your dog tag(s) and license(s) to you.

QUESTIONS? Email dogs@mansfieldct.org


Dog License Flow Chart- 2021