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ALL DOGS MUST BE LICENSED DURING THE MONTH OF APRIL

Every person residing in the City of Pawtucket who is the owner or keeper of a dog six months old or over, must license said dog annually.

CERTIFICATE OF VACCINATION AGAINST RABIES MUST BE PRESENTED WHEN APPLYING FOR DOG LICENSES.

Fees:

  • $16.00 (Spayed/Neutered – must present certificate of spay/neuter)
  • $26.00 (Not Spayed/Neutered)

Senior Citizens Discount (65 years of age or older - must present proof of age):

  • $6.00 (Spayed/Neutered – must present certificate of spay/neuter)
  • $11.00 (Not Spayed/Neutered)

UNLICENSED DOGS WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE “VICIOUS DOG REGULATIONS.”

The City Clerk’s Office will be open Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. 

SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2019

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.

Richard J. Goldstein, City Clerk

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