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