Animal Control & Dog Licenses
Animal Control Officers
Gary Sudsbury - 343-4389
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
Links: MAINE STATE LAW
New Law on DANGEROUS and NUISANCE Dogs
FEES: $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.