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Dog Licenses

Dog licenses expire on June 30th, dogs must be re-licensed every June (on or before June 30th).  It's important to license your dog - licensing provides vaccination and sterilization benefits for your pets and it's your pets ticket home should they get lost. 

City of Meriden Dog License Application

  • All dogs over 6 months old must be licensed
  • All dogs must be licensed by June 30th of each year. A one dollar fee will be charged for each month late.
  • All dogs must have current rabies vaccination.

Dog licenses are issued in accordance with appropriate city and state regulations and guidelines.

 Dog License Fees  
Neutered male/spayed female  $8.00 (effective 10/1/2002)
Male, female  $19.00 ($9 sent the State Animal Population Control Fund)
Late licensing penalty  $1.00 per month
Transfer of ownership  $1.00 for new license/tag if already issued
Lost tag  $.50 for new license/tag
Change of residence (town)  $.50 for new license/tag
Kennel licenses  $54.00 per 10 dogs - $104.00 per 20 dogs