Dog/Cat Licenses

Pets in basket

Obtaining a Dog/Cat License

All dogs and cats in the Town of Watertown require a license which is valid from January 1st through December 31st of each year. Please find an application (PDF) in the Document section. Complete and print the application and send in with payment.

The Clerks Office requires a current rabies vaccine. For a new pet, please show the pet is neutered or spayed. If you choose not to alter your pet, there is an additional fee of $25.00.


Fee Schedule


Owners, under 60 years of age with Neuter/Spayed animals = $10.00

Owners, under 60 years of age with unaltered animals = $35.00

Owners, 60 years of age and older with Neuter/Spayed animals = $5.00

Owners, 60 years of age and older with unaltered animals = $30.00

Payments may be made in the office or by mail with a cash or check only. Checks are payable to the "Town of Watertown". 

For more information please call the Town Clerk’s Office at (617) 972-6486.