Animal Control & Dog Licenses

ACO's are not responsible for any wild animals, only domestic.

Dog Licenses

The State of Maine requires that a dog is to be licensed in the municipality of the owner's residence every year.

The requirements for licensing are:

  • once the puppy has reached six months of age
  • if adopted, has been with the new family for 10 days
  • have a valid rabies certificate​


  • $6.00 altered and $11.00 unaltered
  • $70.00 Nuisance Dog
  • $150.00 Dangerous Dog
  • $25.00 Impound Fee

Renewal licenses are sold starting on Oct. 15th and need to be done before January 1st. As of Feb. 1st, a $25.00 late fee (per dog) will be applied to the license fee.

Staff Contacts

Deputy Animal Control Officer
Animal Control Officer
Cell: (207) 478-9931