The Most Northeastern City in the United States.

Dog Licenses


Owner: Julie Lizotte

City of Caribou “Dog of the Year”

2020 Winner of a $100.00 Veterinarian Certificate


2020 Dog Licenses are Available

How to Obtain a Dog License

The State of Maine requires all dogs to be licensed after six months of age or within 10 days of ownership.

All dog licenses expire December 31st of each year.  Renewal of licenses for the following year can be done at the City Clerk’s Office beginning October 15th of each year.

  • $6 per year for spayed / neutered dogs
  • $11 per year for dogs not spayed / neutered
  • Per state law, any dog license that is relicensed after January 31st will be subject to a $25 late fee

In Person:  Visit the City Clerk’s Office during our regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Please bring the current State of Maine rabies certificate and proof of spaying/ neutering.

By mail:  Send a current State of Maine rabies certificate and proof of spaying/neutering, along with a check to:

City Clerk’s Office

25 High Street

Caribou, Maine 04736

Online:  You may also register your dog online at , this service does cost an additional $1 fee and your license will be mailed to you.