Dog License

The Town of Andover is excited to welcome your dog to our community!

Any dog over the age of 6 months is required by Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 140 to be licensed annually. The licensing period runs from January 1st to December 31st of each calendar year regardless of when your dog’s license was issued.

If you own more than 3 dogs, please note that you will need to obtain a Kennel License. For more information regarding this, please contact the Town Clerk's Office.

To license your dog, please click the link below to access our online dog license application. Please note that you will need to upload a copy of your dog’s current rabies vaccination certificate as part of this process.

Town of Andover Dog License fees are as follows:
  • $13 per dog that is spayed or neutered
  • $14 per intact dog

Any dog not licensed by March 1st is subject to a $5 late fee per month not licensed.
New dogs are not subject to late fees.

If you have any further questions regarding your dog’s license, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 978-623-8230.


If you prefer to license your dog via mail, please use this form: Dog License Application