License your dog by Feb. 1 to avoid a late fee

License your dog by Feb. 1 to avoid a late fee

Town and state laws require that all dogs be licensed each year. Dog licenses are sold by the Town Clerk in person, by mail, or online. 2020 licenses are now on sale; licenses purchased after Feb. 1 are subject to a $5 late fee. 

License fees are $13 per spayed/neutered dog,
or $15 per intact dog.

Purchasing your dog license(s) is easy. You have three options:

In person

Visit the office on the first floor of the Town Offices at 7 Keady Way; payment can be via cash, credit card, or check, made payable to the Town of Shirley.

By mail

Send a check, payable to the Town of Shirley, to:

Town Clerk
7 Keady Way
Shirley MA  01464

Please include a note stating your name, address, and the name(s) of the dog(s) to be registered.


Visit our Pay Bills Online page, click “Town Clerk – Dog Licenses, Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates” (the last item in the list), and follow the instructions.

If you have any questions, please contact the Town Clerk at 978-425-2600, ext. 1.