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 their name to [email protected].

Please remember to pick up after your dog.

Interested in Belmont's Off-Leash Program? Click here for more information.

Pet Licensing Fees

 
PER BELMONT BYLAW §60-200:
NEW PETS ONLYJanuary 1st to December 31st
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
A LATE FEE IS APPLIED TO ALL PET LICENSE RENEWALS
RECEIVED AFTER MARCH 15TH
 
RENEWALS ONLYMarch 15th to December 31st
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 [email protected] or have the veterinarian's office fax the form to (617) 993-2601.

Rabies Clinic

Any inquiries regarding the Rabies Clinic can be directed to the Health Department at (617) 993-2720 or their you can consult their website here.

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).