Dog Licenses
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All dogs 6 months or older and living in Colchester must be licensed on or before June 30.  Licensing provides the information to locate the owner in a timely manner if the dog is caught by animal control.  Without a license fines may be imposed.  The license law is enforced by animal control.

You must renew your license annually in the month of June.  A dog can be licensed at any time during the year, but you will incur a late fee of $1 per month late(or fraction thereof), if you license after June 30. If the dog turns 6 months of age or is new to town after the June deadline, you will not incur a late fee.

You can apply for a dog license in person or via mail.  

Please enclose:

        Self-addressed, stamped envelope
        Appropriate Fee with penalty included(if applicable)
        Owner information:
                Name
                Address
                Telephone #
        Dog information:
                Name
                Breed
                Color
                Proof of rabies vaccination
                Alteration Certificate, if applicable


FEES
 
Altered Dog
$8.00
Unaltered Dog
$19.00
Late licensing penalty
$1.00 per month or fraction thereof
Change of residence (within CT)
$1.00 for new license/tag if already licensed in Connecticut