Dog Licenses

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

Late fees begin on February 1st and is $25.00 per dog.

In Person:  Visit the City Clerk’s Office during our regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 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 https://www1.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/dog_license/index.pl , this service does cost an additional $1 fee and your license will be mailed to you.


Caribou Dog of the Year!


Owner:  Michelle Gagnon

2024 Winner of a $50.00 Veterinarian Certificate