Dogs are required to be registered every April. A valid rabies certificate is required at the time of registration. Pawtucket residents are allowed three (3) dogs per household.
Senior Citizens (65 years of age or older - must present proof of age):
Dog licenses may be obtained at the City Clerk's office during normal business hours.
Traditionally during the month of April, the City holds a rabies clinic where dogs & cats can receive their rabies shot at reduced rates. Licenses for dogs may be obtained at the clinic. Dates, times, and other details will be placed in the Times and on the Online City Calendar.
SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2018
10:30 am - 12:00 Noon
AT SLATER PARK
“Paul J. Wildenhain Memorial Animal Shelter”
Rabies Shot - $10.00 cash only
Licenses will also be available
Rhode Island General Law requires all Dogs, Cats (including indoor cats), and ferrets be vaccinated against Rabies.
PLEASE BRING LAST YEARS RABIES CERTIFICATE IN ORDER TO OBTAIN A THREE (3) YEAR RABIES CERTIFICATE.
Minimum age for vaccination is three (3) months.
ALL DOGS MUST BE LEASHED AND ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.
ALL CATS AND ALL FERRETS MUST BE IN A CARRIER.
ALL DOGS MUST BE LICENSED ANNUALLY.
DOG LICENSES WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE CLINIC, AS WELL.
- Mayor Donald R. Grebien