The town clerk in the town hall sells dog licenses. All dogs, six months and older, must be licensed. Call 203-431-2783.

A current rabies certificate is required. For a reduced cost, proof of the dog’s being spayed or altered must be shown. The cost is $19 for an animal that has not been spayed or altered, and $8 for an animal that has. Dogs must be licensed by July 1. The fine for having an unlicensed dog is $75.

Yes, Connecticut state law requires that all dogs and cats be given rabies vaccinations. (Cats do not need licenses.)