For dogs 3 months or older, the owner must provide proof of a current rabies vaccination and of neutering or spaying (if applicable) during the licensing period. The licensing period is January 1st – December 31st.
How much does a dog license cost?
Male and Female Dogs - $20
Spayed/Neutered Dogs - $15
Dog Kennel (1-3 Dogs) - $25
Dog Kennel (4-10 Dogs) - $50
Dog Kennel (Over 10 Dogs) - $100
Cash, Check (Massachusetts banks only) or Bank Check/Money Order.
Debit/Credit cards not accepted.
How do I obtain a dog license?
An application will be included with your Annual Census Form. The application along with appropriate payment can be included with your returned census or mailed separately. A stamped and self-addressed stamped envelope must be included.
If you misplace the application, please find a printable application form below
The request should be mailed to:
Town Clerk’s Office
PO Box 40
566 Washington Street
Norwood, MA 02062
In Person: Town Clerk’s Office -- Second Floor – Room 32
What if my dog license is lost?
A replacement tag is available for $2.