Register/License Your Dog

Connecticut state law requires all pet owners to license their dogs. 

  •  All dogs over six months must be licensed.
  • Licensing provides vaccination and sterilization benefits for pets.
  • All dogs must be licensed by June 30th of each year. *A one dollar fee will be charged for each month late.
  • All dogs must have a current rabies vaccination

Dog Licenses: Renewed Every June 1st

Spayed or Neutered $8.00
Not Spayed or Neutered $19.00

Obtain a dog license online hereCity of New Haven Dog License Application


Bring proof that your dog has been vaccinated for rabies, is spayed or neutered, and the dog license fee to one of the following locations:


The Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter
81 Fournier Street – New Haven
(203) 946-8110
open 12:30 to 4:30pm, Monday to Saturday


The City Town Clerk’s Office
200 Orange Street – New Haven
(203) 946-8349
open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday