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Dog Licensing

Dogs six months of age or older must be licensed before July 1st each year.  Licensing begins June 1st.  Licenses can be purchased in person at the Town Clerk's Office or by mail.

Licensing Fees

Licensing fees are $8 for a spayed or neutered dog, $19 for an unaltered dog.  A $1.00 per month penalty is added to the licensing fee for dogs licensed after June 30th. Proof of spaying or neutering must be provided the first time a dog is licensed to qualify for the lower fee.

In-Person Licensing

Licenses may be purchased at the Town Clerk's Office Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm beginning June 1st.  The following documentation is required:

  • Copy of a current rabies certificate
  • Copy of spaying or neutering certificate (if first time dog is being licensed)
  • Check or Cash - $8 - spayed/neutered dogs; $19 - unaltered dogs

License by Mail

To apply for a dog license by mail, mail the following items to Betsy P. Browne, Town Clerk, 611 Old Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824:

  • Copy of a current rabies certificate
  • Copy of spaying or neutering certificate (if first time dog is being licensed)
  • Check for $8 - spayed/neutered dogs; $19 - unaltered dogs
  • Stamped, self-addressed envelope

Dog License Application

A Dog License Application is available for those who feel more comfortable submitting an actual application form.  A completed application is not required to obtain a license.

Questions

Please direct any questions to the Town Clerk's Office at 203-256-3090.