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5/10/2016 - Dog licenses are now on sale at the Town Clerk's office

Dog licenses are now on sale at the Town Clerk's office

Register your dog by Mail

State law requires all dogs over six months of age to be licensed. Dog licenses are issued throughout the year; however, renewal of current licenses takes place during the months of May and June.

Licenses can be obtained at the Town Clerk's office or by mail with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:
Canton Town Clerk 
c/o Dog Licensing
PO Box 168
Collinsville, CT 06022

Include in your envelope:
* a current rabies certificate
* $19 for an unaltered dog or $8 for a spayed/neutered dog
* self-addressed, stamped envelope

All dogs whose licenses are purchased or renewed by June 30, 2016, will be entered in a special drawing where the winner will be named "TOP DOG," receive Tag #1 and a basket of goodies!

A license late fee of $1.00 per month will be imposed beginning July 1st.

A $75 fine will be imposed by the Animal Control Officer on unlicensed dogs in accordance with the State Law. 

Per Connecticut State Statute Section 22-338, all Dogs must be vaccinated against rabies and owners must submit a certificate to the Town Clerk when licensing their dog.

For a lost or roaming Dog, please contact Animal Control Officer Beverly LaPlume at 409-4205 or 693-0221. She can also be reached at

For more information about the Dept of Agriculture's Animal Population Control Program click here.

Questions or problems about wildlife? Call the DEP at 860-424-3011.