Dog Licenses

Dog licenses are due by April 30th. You must provide a copy of you dogs most recent rabies certificate (if not already on file) and a copy of your dog’s neutering/spaying information, if applicable.

You may register your dog in person at the Town Clerk’s office (during TC hours) or by mail. If registering by mail send your name, dog (s) name(s), address, phone number self-addressed stamped envelope and a check made payable to “Town of Antrim” to Town of Antrim, Dog License, PO Box 517, Antrim, NH 03440-0517.

Each dog over 4 months old must be licensed by its owner or keeper prior to April 30 of each year. The license is effective May 1 to April 30 of the subsequent year. Proof of updated rabies vaccination must be presented at the time of licensing. Any person who keeps 5 or more dogs may apply for a group license. Verification must be furnished that each dog has been vaccinated against rabies.

When registering and applying for a license for a dog that is a service animal, the following is required:

  • The owner or trainer shall present an identification card issued by a recognized dog training agency. If a dog has been trained by its owner and does not have an identification card issued by a recognized dog training agency or school, in order to register and license a dog that is a service animal, the dog shall meet the minimum training standards for public access as set by the International Association of Assistance Dog Partners as determined by a service animal trainer, as defined in RSA 167-D:1, V
  • The owner shall present a letter from a health care professional stating that the individual requires the use of a service animal to perform tasks directly related to his or her disability.
Fee Schedule 
Male or Female Dog$9.00
Spayed or Neutered Dog$6.50 (please bring paperwork)
Puppy (Under 7 months of age)$6.50
1st Dog owned by a Senior (65 and over)$2.00
Group License (5 – 10 dogs)$20.00

Group License (10 or more dogs)


Service Animals (with documentation)           $0.00

In addition to the license fees listed below, there is a charge of $1.00 for each month or any part thereof that the fees remain unpaid, after June 1.

Failure to license your dog is a violation of State law. In addition to the annual license fee you will be charged a late fee of $1.00 per month, per dog for each month (or part of month) after May 1st. A civil forfeiture fee will also be assessed in the amount of $25.00, which is payable within fifteen (15) days of receipt of the notice of failure to register your dog (s). If the forfeiture fee is not paid within that time, a summons to appear in court will be issued.

Please notify the Town Clerk’s office if you no longer own the dog so that we don’t send you a notice of forfeiture.