ATTENTION: All dogs 6 months of age or older are required by law (Chapter 140, Sec. 137, as amended) to be licensed. Dog licenses are valid from April 1st to March 31st of the following year. Dog licenses can only be issued to owners 18 years of age and older. We are only able to process online dog licenses if you have a current rabies certificate. If you are registering the dog for the first time, please fax or email a copy of the rabies certificate to the City Clerk's Office.
FAX: 978-538-5985 EMAIL: Tim Spanos
Chapter 6 Article II of the Peabody City Code governs dogs.
Once the dog license has been processed by the City Clerk's Office, a license and tag will be mailed to you.
FAILURE TO COMPLY IS PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF $25.00 FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE AND $50.00 FOR THE SECOND AND SUBSEQUENT OFFENSES. THERE SHALL BE A $5.00 LATE FINE IMPOSED BY THE ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER FOR ANY DOG NOT LICENSED ON OR BEFORE JUNE 1ST OF THE LICENSE YEAR
For pick-up orders please bring confirmation receipt.