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How to License Your Dog

After downloading and printing this dog license application, complete the form. Then remit to the Town Clerk, either in person or by mail the following:

  • The completed application form

  • Appropriate fee (fees are listed below)

  • Spay/neuter certificate (if applicable)

  • Proof of rabies vaccination signed by a licensed veterinarian

After the application and appropriate certificates are filed and the license fee has been paid, the license will be valid for one year. Each dog is assigned a permanent official identification number and issued a metal ID tag that is to be attached to the dog's collar. NO REFUND WILL BE MADE AFTER A LICENSE HAS BEEN VALIDATED.

Town of Seneca Falls License Fees

  • Spayed/neutered - $3.50 plus $5.00 Local Fee (Total = $8.50)

  • Unspayed/unneutered - $10.50 plus $5.00 Local Fee (Total = $15.50)

  • Guide, war, hearing, police, or service dogs - No fee

  • Seniors: Spayed/neutered - $3.50 (Exempt from Local Fee)

  • Seniors: Unspayed/unneutered - $10.50 (Exempt from Local Fee)

License renewal forms will be mailed directly to the dog owner by the Seneca Falls Town Clerk.

The owner must provide to the Town clerk in writing any of the following changes to the license record:

  • Dog ownership

  • Dog owner's address

  • Loss or theft of the dog (and if the dog is found, its return) and

  • Death of a dog


Nicaletta Greer

Office of the Town Clerk
130 Ovid Street
Seneca Falls, New York 13148


Kathy Lankford, Deputy Town Clerk
Melissa Howell, Deputy Town Clerk
Linda Marzan, Deputy Town Clerk/Deputy Tax Receiver

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Telephone: (315) 568-8013
Fax: (315) 568-4672

Please e-mail inquiries to the Town Clerk

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