Dog Licenses

NEW!!

RENEW YOUR DOG LICENSE ON OUR ONLINE DOG PORTAL!!! Click Here

 

OVERVIEW

New York State requires that all dogs over the age of 4 months be licensed.  In order to be licensed, the dog must have its current rabies vaccination certificate from the veterinarian.  The name of the owner must be on all health documents.  If the owner is under 18 years old, the parent/guardian will be considered the owner and their name must be on all health documents.


Applying for a License

IN PERSON
 
NEW LICENSE
 1. Provide the current rabies vaccination certificate.
 2. If applicable, provide the spayed/neutered certificate.

 3. Proof of Residency: Utility Bill, Cable Bill or Lease/Mortgage Statement  
 4. Payment Options: Cash, Money Order, Credit Card or Check

 RENEWAL LICENSE
 1. Bring the Renewal application received in the mail.
 2. If expired, provide the current rabies vaccination certificate.
 3. If applicable and hasn’t been provided, bring the spayed/neutered certificate.
 4. Payment Options: Cash, Money Order, Credit Card or Check


BY MAIL
 
NEW LICENSE
1. Download and complete the Dog License Application Form
2. Provide a copy of the current rabies vaccination certificate.
3. If applicable, provide a copy of the spayed/neutered certificate.

4. Proof of Residency: Utility Bill, Cable Bill or Lease/Mortgage Statement
5. Include the license fee, either by money order, credit card or check. See Payment Options for more information.
6. Enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.
7. Mail all the above to: 
     City Clerk’s Office
     515 North Avenue
     New Rochelle, NY 10801

 RENEWAL LICENSE
1. Download and complete the Renewal application received in the mail or the Dog License Application Form
2. If expired, provide a copy of the current rabies vaccination certificate.
3. If applicable and hasn’t been provided, attach a copy of the spayed/neutered certificate.
4. Include the license fee, either by money order, credit card or check. See Payment Options for more information.
5. Enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.
6. Mail all the above to:
     City Clerk’s Office
     515 North Avenue
     New Rochelle, NY 10801


BY E-MAIL
 
NEW LICENSE
1. Download and complete the Dog License Application Form
2. Provide a copy of the current rabies vaccination certificate.
3. If APPLICABLE, provide a copy of the spayed/neutered certificate.
4. Proof of Residency: Utility Bill, Cable Bill or Lease/Mortgage Statement

5. Download and complete Credit Card Affidavit Form
6. Current Photo ID (Driver’s License, Non-motorist Photo ID or Passport) of credit card owner
7. Once you have all completed documentation, send via email to the City Clerk's Office.

RENEWAL LICENSE
1. Download and complete the Renewal application received in the mail or the Dog License Application Form
2. If EXPIRED, provide a copy of the current rabies vaccination certificate.
3. If APPLICABLE and hasn’t been provided, attach a copy of the spayed/neutered certificate.
4. Download and complete Credit Card Affidavit Form
5. Current Photo ID (Driver’s License, Non-motorist Photo ID or Passport) of credit card owner
6. Once you have all completed documentation, send via email to the City Clerk's Office.


ONLINE
 
RENEWAL LICENSE
 Follow instructions here: Renewing your dog license online 

 

WORKING DOGS 

War Dog, Police Dog, Detection Dog, Working Search Dog, Hearing and Service Dog

  1. Download and complete the Working Dog Application
  2. Provide a copy of the current rabies vaccination certificate.
  3. If APPLICABLE, provide a copy of the spayed/neutered certificate.
  4. FEE: EXEMPT 
  5. Must have an official certification from the organization that trained the dog.

 

PUREBRED KENNEL LICENSE

  1. Download and complete the Purebred Kennel License
  2. Provide a copy of the current rabies vaccination certificate.
  3. If APPLICABLE, provide a copy of the spayed/neutered certificate.
  4. FEE as follows:

$35.00 (1-10 Dogs)

$65.00 (11-25 Dogs)

$110.00 (26 or more Dogs)

 

**There is an additional $3.00 fee for each unneutered or unspayed dog. 

 

FEE STRUCTURE

Neutered or Spayed Pet - $16.00

Unneutered or Unspayed Pet - $23.00

Late Fee: $5.00