Dog Licensing in Strafford
 
State Law, RSA 466:1 requires that puppies must be licensed promptly after their first rabies inoculation and that all dogs be licensed EACH YEAR between January 1st and April 30th

As a courtesy, reminder notices are sent by email once monthly beginning in January. However, it is ultimately the owners responsibility to license their dog(s).

Strafford's 2022 Top Dog Contest - License your dog and email their photo to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
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In Strafford we love our dogs and we make licensing them easy. This can be done:

  1. Online (pay online here)
  2. By Mail: Send check made out to "Strafford Town Clerk" to: Strafford Town Clerk, PO Box 169, Strafford NH 03884
  3. By Phone 664-2192 X102
  4. In person at the Town Hall, 12 Mountain View Drive, behind the Post Office.

Rabies Clinics

Tractor Supply Co.  https://petvet.vippetcare.com/find-a-clinic/

NH SPCA   https://nhspca.org/low-cost-rabies-clinics/

Shot Vet – RiteAid  https://www.shotvet.com/find-a-clinic/

Cocheco Valley Humane Society  https://cvhsonline.org/event/rabies-and-microchip-clinic


Dog Licensing Information

State Law, RSA 466:1 requires that puppies must be licensed promptly after their first rabies inoculation and that all dogs be licensed EACH YEAR between January 1st and April 30th
 

Information Needed to License a Dog in Strafford

  • Owners name, address and email 
  • Dog’s name, breed, sex, color, vet name
  • Current Rabies Certificate (local vets send us a copy of rabies certificates)


Dog Licensing Fees

Male or Female - Unaltered                             $9.00

Spayed/Neutered Dog                                     $6.50

1st Dog owned by a Senior citizen (65+)        $2.00

Puppies (3-7 months)                                        $6.50

Group/Kennel Licenses (5+ dogs)                  $20.00


Reminders

As a courtesy, reminder notices are sent by email once monthly beginning in January. However, it is ultimately the owners responsibility to license their dog(s).

 

Late Fees 

Beginning June 1st, all unlicensed dogs will be charged a late fee of $1.00 per month.

Each year, the Town Clerk's Office is required to give a list of all unlicensed dogs to the Strafford Police Department.  At that time, a $25.00 summons is issued for each unlicensed dog.


If you have questions or need assistance contact the Town Clerk's Office

Town Clerk's Office Contact Information and Hours Here