Dog Licenses

Each owner or keeper of a dog at the age of 6 months or more, on or before January 1st each year shall obtain a license.

Valid State of Maine rabies certificates are needed for each dog license. If the dog has a certificate from another state, a Maine Veterinarian must certify the certificate.

A dog owner or keeper shall pay a fee of $11.00 for each dog 6 months or older capable of producing young.

A dog owner or keeper shall pay a fee of $6.00 for each dog 6 months or older that is incapable of producing young (certification from veterinarian required).

After January 31st, a late fee of $25.00 per dog in addition to the annual license fee shall be paid.

A person having a pack or collection of dogs for the purposes of breeding, hunting, show training, field trials and exhibition shall pay a fee of $42.00 for a kennel license. A kennel owner may not keep more than 10 dogs per license. Rabies certificates are required for each dog.

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