Pet Licensing

Want your dog or cat to be shown on our page? Send us a photo (in .jpg format) of your pet sporting their new Pet License tag and the pet's name to townclerk@belmont-ma.gov.

2018 Pet Licensing Fees

 
PER BELMONT BYLAW §60-200:
NEW PETS 
Neutered / Spayed$12 per pet; $9 if owner is 60 years of age or older
Unaltered$37 per pet; $34 if owner is 60 years of age or older
RENEWALSRENEWAL FEES INCREASE AFTER MARCH 15TH
Neutered / Spayed$24 per pet; $18 if owner is 60 years of age or older
Unaltered$49 per pet; $43 if owner is 60 years of age or older

Licensing A New Pet

If your pet has never been licensed before in Belmont, please supply a Certificate of Rabies Vaccination and a Spay/Neuter Certificate from you pet's veterinarian as well as the Pet License Form and mail to the Town Clerk's office with payment.

Renewing a Pet License

Belmont residents may renew their pet license for dogs and cats online here. An up to date rabies vaccination must be on file in the Town Clerk's office in order to renew online.

If you see the image below when trying to renew, you must submit an up-to-date rabies vaccination to the Town Clerk's office.

Blocked Renewal

Rabies Vaccinations

To send updated Rabies Certificates to the Town Clerk's office, you can email a scanned copy to townclerk@belmont-ma.gov or have the veterinarian's office fax the form to (617) 993-2601.

Rabies Clinic

The Health Department holds a rabies clinic every April in conjunction with Rabies Education Month.

Please direct any inquiries regarding the Rabies Clinic to the Health Department: (617) 993-2720 or check their website here for more information.

Unlicensed Pet Violations

Failure to license pets will result in a $50.00 non-criminal violation. Failure to vaccinate pets will result in a $100.00 non-criminal violation (per M.G.L. Ch. 140).