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2020 Dog License & Off-Leash Permits...now available!
All dogs six  months and older must be licensed annually by April 1st.
Low Cost Rabies Clinics: #4 Fire Station 195 Crafts Street. Wednesday May 6, 2020 5:30pm-7:00pm AND Saturday September 5, 2020 9:30am-12:00 noon. Vaccinations are $20.
How to Order a Dog License
Using your name as it appears on your application and your dog's Unique ID #, you can complete the payment process and the license/tag will be mailed to you. If your dog's rabies information has expired, you may upload a new rabies certificate. Credit Card payment will incur a service charge, or you can pay by e-check for free. Please click here to register your dog online. (Allow 10 days, from the day we receive the request)
By Mail (please allow at least 2-3 weeks for processing):
1. Dog License & Off-Leash Permit Application
2. Rabies Certificate
3. Check in exact amount made payable to the City of Newton
Newton City Hall-City Clerk's Office 1st Floor/MWTF 8:30am-5:00pm, Tuesday 8:30am-8:00pm.
For more information please contact Donna Whitham at the City Clerk's Office: (617)796-1200 or by e-mail email@example.com
Currently, there are 7 parks in the City of Newton where dogs may be off-leash. Owner must have possession of the off-leash permit.
Newton’s Health and Human Services Department holds 2 low cost Rabies
Vaccination Clinics at the #4 Fire Station 195 Crafts Street Newtonville. Vaccinations are $20.00.
Dogs and cats must be leashed or caged and escorted by someone over the age of 14.
Newton cares about your pet. Please be prepared in case of an emergency. Keep a file handy with:
The Newton Massachusetts Animal Response Team [NMART] will operate shelters for pets in case of large scale emergencies or disasters.
For more information, please contact the Animal Control Office at 617-796-2109.