Dog Licenses

Dog licenses in the Town of Wrentham are good for the calendar year. The licensing period begins on January 1st and ends on the last day in February. Pay close attention to late fees as they are strictly enforced. It is the responsibility of the animal's owner, not the Town's, to adhere to the Mass. General Law and Town Bylaws regarding the licensing process. No bills/invoices are sent to residents. A Dog License application is enclosed (as a courtesy reminder) to all residents along with their yearly census.

Dog Licenses 

Application Form for 2022

  • Dogs must have updated rabies information.
  • Dog licenses are issued for a calendar year.
  • Dog licenses obtained after the last day in February are subject to a late fine of $50.00 per dog (per Mass. General Law, Chapter 140, Section 141).
  • Dog licenses obtained after April 30th are subject to an additional late fine $100.00 per dog (per Wrentham Town Code Chapter 260-2).
  • All dogs six (6) months or older, moving to Wrentham, must be licensed within 60 days of arrival to Wrentham.

Licenses

Male/Female - $20.00 Spayed/Neutered - $12.00

  • Dog licenses may now be ordered on-line, in person at the Town Clerk's Office or may also be obtained via USPS mail (enclose application, self-addressed, stamped envelope, and check made out to the "Town of Wrentham", and mail to Town Clerk, 79 South Street, Wrentham, MA 02093).

Kennels

Kennel 1 - $50.00 (5-10 dogs)
Kennel 2 - $75.00 (11-25 dogs)
Kennel 3 - $100.00 (26 and above dogs) A household with more than four dogs is considered a kennel. Planning Board approval must be obtained before a kennel license is purchased.