**UPDATED Dog Licenses-Late Fees Delayed**

2020 Dog Licenses will be sold starting Jan. 2, 2020
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A registered puppy is a happy puppy!

UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 state of emergency and the cancellation of area rabies clinics, LATE FEES WILL NOT BE CHARGED WHILE TOWN HALL IS CLOSED.

More information will follow when Town Hall is re-opened.

DOGS MUST STILL BE LICENSED ACCORDING TO MASS STATE LAW AND HARVARD TOWN BYLAW - Pay Online, by mail or use the Town Hall Dropbox.

Dogs must be licensed each year, according to Massachusetts Law.

 

*Please see the Fee Schedule at the bottom of this page*

To license your dog in person at the Town Clerk's office or by mail please provide the following:

  1. The Registration Form - CLICK HERE
  2. An unexpired Rabies Certificate showing Spay or Neuter status
  3. A certificate of spaying/neutering, if status is not shown on the rabies certificate
  4. The appropriate annual fee 

Please send the application form and Rabies Certificate, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope and a check with the correct fee payable to the "Town of Harvard". Mail to the Office of the Town Clerk, 13 Ayer Road, Harvard, MA 01451. The license and dog tag will be returned to you by mail.

To license your dog online you will need the following:

  1. An unexpired Rabies Certificate showing Spay or Neuter status
  2. A certificate of spaying/neutering, if status is not shown on the Rabies Certificate
  3. The appropriate annual fee 

          **CLICK HERE to license your dog online**

According to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 140 Section 137 and Town of Harvard by-law, all dogs must be licensed annually, by April 15 (or 5 days after the annual rabies clinic, whichever is later). Puppies must be licensed at 6 months of age. New dogs and those belonging to new residents must be licensed within 30 days.  

   FEES:

  • Spayed Females: $15.00
  • Un-spayed Females: $25.00
  • Neutered Males: $15.00
  • Un-neutered Males: $25.00
  • 3 or 4 dogs: $45.00
  • 5 to 10 dogs: $65.00
  • over 10 dogs: $100.00
  • owner 70 years or over: NO CHARGE
  • Replacement Dog Tag: $2.00

PLEASE CONTACT [email protected] with any questions.