Dog Licenses

Dog License

Town Clerk Debbie Aurelia Halstead announces winner of the Newtown's #1 dog tag raffle. There were 1,800 entries and Molly Bassett, a 10 yr old lab was the "lucky dog"! In addition to switching her tag to #1, Your Healthy Pet donated a $50.00 gift card. Congratulations Molly!
Molly Bassett

Per CT General Statute Sec.22-338, all dogs over the age of 6 months must be licensed by the Town Clerk annually on or before June 30th. The license is valid from July 1st through June 30th. Licenses will not be issued without proof of current rabies vaccination.

When licensing a dog for the first time, please provide proof that the dog has been neutered or spayed. The license fee for a neutered/spayed dog is $8; the fee for an unaltered dog is $19. There is a $1.00 late fee per month after June 30th.

If you move to Newtown from another town in Connecticut, bring that town's current license to the Newtown Town Clerk's office. For a one dollar fee, you will receive a Newtown dog license and a new tag number. If you lose your current tag it can be replaced for a fee of fifty cents.

You may obtain a dog license in person at the Town Clerk's office, or by mail* by sending the correct fee (including any late fees), current rabies certificate and proof of spay/neuter, (click here for application) along with a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

Town Clerk
Newtown Municipal Center
3 Primrose Street
Newtown, CT 06470

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