Dog Licenses


  • All dogs six months old or over are required to be licensed by April 1.
  • A valid current rabies certificate must be provided to receive a license. If applicable, proof of spaying or neutering must also be provided in writing from a veterinarian.

The fees for licensing dogs are:

  • Neutered or Spayed Dog - $5
  • Unneutered or Unspayed Dog - $12
  • Any dog not licensed by June 15th will be assessed a $10.00 late fee

Purchase by Mail
A dog license may be purchased by mail if you include self-address stamped envelope. Send the appropriate license fee and valid current rabies certificate to:
Town Clerk's Office
31 North St.

Williamstown, MA  01267 

If this license is not a renewal, please send in addition to the above the owner's name, address, and telephone number; the dog's name, age, breed, color(s), gender. Please also enclose proof of spaying or neutering. 

Change in Ownership
If you no longer own your dog, or have any questions, please contact the Town Clerk's Office at 413-458-9341. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.