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Dog Licenses

 
ALL DOGS ARE REQUIRED TO BE LICENSED

Every person residing in the City of Pawtucket who is the owner or keeper of a dog six months old or over, must license said dog annually. 

THERE IS NO APPLICATION FOR A DOG LICENSE – SIMPLY PROVIDE COPY OF RABIES CERTIFICATE 

TO RECEIVE DISCOUNT – Rabies Certificate must state that dog has been spayed or neutered or provide spay/neuter certificate. 

RENEWALS - An updated rabies certificate needs to be presented, ONLY IF PREVIOUS ONE ON FILE IS EXPIRED.  Please submit in person, by mail or e-mail when filing.

To file in person:
Monday - Friday   8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Pawtucket City Clerk’s Office
137 Roosevelt Avenue, 3rd Floor
Pawtucket ,RI 02860

To file by mail:
Pawtucket City Clerk’s Office
137 Roosevelt Avenue, 3rd Floor
Pawtucket, RI  02860
Make Check payable to “City of Pawtucket”

See fees listed below

To file by online:

e-mail documents if needed to: cityclerk@pawtucketri.com
Pay for license online HERE - http://www.pawtucketri.com/pay-bill

See fees listed below

Remember…

Send by mail or e-mail updated rabies certificate (if needed)
and spay/neuter certificate for discount (if not already on file)

Fees:

$16.00 (Spayed/Neutered – must present certificate of spay/neuter)
$26.00 (Not Spayed/Neutered)

Senior Citizens Discount (Residents 65 years of age or older - must present proof of age):

$6.00 (Spayed/Neutered – must present certificate of spay/neuter)
$11.00 (Not Spayed/Neutered)

SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 Noon

AT SLATER PARK
“Paul J. Wildenhain Memorial Animal Shelter”
Rabies Shot - $10.00 cash only
Licenses will also be available

Rhode Island General Law requires all Dogs, Cats (including indoor cats), and ferrets be vaccinated against Rabies.

PLEASE BRING LAST YEARS RABIES CERTIFICATE IN ORDER TO OBTAIN A THREE (3) YEAR RABIES CERTIFICATE.

Minimum age for vaccination is three (3) months.

ALL DOGS MUST BE LEASHED AND ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.

ALL CATS AND ALL FERRETS MUST BE IN A CARRIER.

ALL DOGS MUST BE LICENSED ANNUALLY.

DOG LICENSES WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE CLINIC, AS WELL.

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