Dog Registration

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2020 Dog Tags are in! Please register your dog(s) by April 30th.

Please let us know if you no longer own a previously licensed dog so that we may update our records.

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Dog Licensing

LEASH LAW: (ARTICLE 6). The provisions of RSA 466:30-a which make it unlawful for any dog to run at large, except when accompainied by the owner or custodian, and when used for hunting, herding, supervised competition and exhibition or training for such, were adopted by a Vote of the Town Meeting on: March 12, 1996

466:1 Procuring License; Tag. Every owner or keeper of a dog 4 months old or over shall annually, cause it to be registered, numbered, described and licensed for one year in the office of the clerk of the city or town in which the dog is kept, and shall cause it to wear around its neck a collar to which shall be attached a metal tag with the following information thereon: the name of the city or town, year of issue of license and its registered number. The tag and license shall be furnished by the clerk at the expense of the city or town. Regardless of when the license is obtained, the license shall be effective from May 1st of each year to April 30th of the subsequent year.

466:3 Transfer. A license duly recorded shall be valid in any part of the state, and may be transferred with the dog licensed. The clerk of the town or city may charge $1.50 to cover the cost of the tag for the new license.

466:1-a Vaccination Required. I. Before a license is issued under the provisions of this subdivision, the owner or keeper of a dog shall furnish to the clerk verification from a licensed veterinarian that the dog has been vaccinated against rabies in accordance with RSA 436.The registrant is required to produce a valid rabies certificate for the dog and if applicable spaying/neutering certificate. Licenses can be obtained by mail with the proper documentation and fee.

466:7 Additional Charge Where Payment of license Fee is Delayed. In addition to the license fees provided in RSA 466:4, there shall be a charge of $1.00 for each month or any part thereof that the fees remain unpaid if said fees are not paid before June 1st in any year.

466:14 Warrants; Proceedings. …The local governing body shall, within 20 days from June 20, issue a warrant to a local official authorized to issue a civil forfeiture for each unlicensed dog…After June 20, upon instruction from the Board of Selectmen, the Gilmanton Police Department will issue a $25.00 civil forfeiture for failure to license plus a fee for Cost of Service of $7.00. Please register on time to avoid fines!

LICENSE FEES: (RSA 466:4 Fees) 

Male/Female (not neutered)

$9.00

Neutered/Spayed

$6.50

Puppy (under 7 months)

$4.50

Senior Citizen - over 65 (first dog)

$2.00

Group License (Five (5) or more dogs)

$20.00

Please deliver or mail the appropriate fee (add $1.00 per owner if licensing by mail) to:

Town Clerk/Tax Collector
PO Box 550
Gilmanton, NH 03237

Please make checks/money orders payable to "Town of Gilmanton".