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JUNE IS DOG LICENSE MONTH

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JUNE IS DOG LICENSE MONTH

All dogs, large and small, must be must be licensed in the month of June. This is a Connecticut State Law. All dogs in the State of Connecticut (six) months old or older must be licensed each year in the town where they reside in the month of June.  Current rabies certificate is required for all dogs; and a neutered/spayed certificate is required for dogs that will be licensed for the first time or if recently neutered or spayed. It is very important that you bring in the required certificates since this office will not call the veterinarian.

Dogs that have been previously registered with the Town of Monroe may reregister by mail. If the rabies vaccination has expired a new certificate must be sent along with the proper fee. Fees are: Male or Female - $19.00 Neutered male or spayed female - $8.00

The Monroe Town Clerk’s office will be open 8:30am to 4pm Monday through Thursday and 8:30 am to 12:30 on Friday. All dogs must be vaccinated against Rabies and owners submit a certificate to the Town Clerk when licensing their dog,  The office will no longer be able to make telephone calls to the veterinarian offices to verify rabies vaccinations. Dogs who are being registered for the first time will require a spaying or neutering certificate if the dog has been altered.

Dogs may be licensed by mail.   If application is being made by mail, make check payable to: Town of Monroe and please enclose certificate(s) of rabies vaccination and a Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope.

Mail to: Town Clerk, 7 Fan Hill Road, Monroe, CT 06468.

Dogs that are not licensed in the month of June will pay a penalty for each month thereafter. Also any unlicensed dog will be subject to a $75.00 infraction from the Animal Control Officer. Any dog or cat over the age of three (3) months must have a rabies vaccination by Connecticut law or be fined $136.00.

If you have any questions you may call the Town Clerk’s Office (203) 452-2811.




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