ATTENTION SOMERVILLE DOG OWNERS
2021 dog licenses expire on January 31, 2022 - all Somerville dog owners MUST get a new or renewed dog license during the month of January. Licenses must be renewed before February 1, 2022.
The license fee is $12.00 for neutered dogs or $15.00 for non-neutered dogs. A NEW LICENSE will only be issued with proof of rabies vaccination and neuter (if applicable).
RENEWAL of an existing license will require proof of new rabies vaccination if the current rabies vaccination expires before OCTOBER 31, 2022.
If you pay by check or money order, please make payable to “Borough of Somerville”. A link for the on-line payment is active on the Somerville website’s home page in the NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENT article.
Online Payments - Somerville (cit-e.net)
STATE REGULATIONS REQUIRE THAT ALL RABIES IMMUNIZATION MUST BE VALID THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2022 OF THE LICENSING YEAR. IF THE VACCINATION DATE ON THE RABIES CERTIFICATE EXPIRES BEFORE OCTOBER 31, 2022 YOU MUST GET A BOOSTER SHOT FOR YOUR DOG PRIOR TO LICENSING.
If you renew a dog license after January 31 the late fees are $3.00 in February AND an additional $1.00 for each month thereafter.
If you have moved or no longer own a dog that has been licensed in Somerville, please let us know so we can remove your pet from our records.
For more information, please call Mary Ann Reh at (908) 725-2300 ext. 1982.