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149 WebstervilleRd., P.O. Box 116, Websterville, Vermont, USA 05678
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DOG LICENSES

General Information

Cost of License

Rabies Information

Leash Law (Animal Control Ordinance)

General Information:

In accordance with the State of Vermont Statute Title 20 3541-3591 and 3801-3813 the municipal clerk shall issue licenses for dogs and wolf hybrids. The licenses will take effect April 1st of each year and expire the following March.

If you own or keep a dog or wolf-hybrid that is six months or older on or before April 1st of each year you must license the pet. If you become an owner or keeper of a dog or wolf-hybrid that is six months old after April 1st you have 30 days to license the animal.

If you do not license your pet by April 1st a late charge will be assessed.

Cost of License:

The State of Vermont levies a fee of $4.00 for each license sold to be used for state rabies control programs. Therefore the costs listed below reflect the addition of the $4.00 fee.

On or before April 1st:

Neutered/Spayed

Open Male/Female

Breeding Licenses

Kennel Permit

$9.00

$13.00

$32.00 for the first ten dogs, or wolf-hybrids plus

$4.00 for each additional dog or wolf-hybrid.

$15.00

After April 1st:

Neutered/Spayed

Open Male/Female

Breeding Licenses

Kennel Permit

$11.50

$17.50

$32.00 for the first ten dogs, or wolf-hybrids plus

$4.00 for each additional dog or wolf-hybrid.

$25.00

Rabies Information:

To license a dog or wolf-hybrid, the owner/keeper shall give the municipal clerk a certificate signed by a licenses veterinarian, stating the dog or wolf-hybrid has a current approved vaccination against rabies. The clerk is required to keep a copy of the certificate on file.

Leash Law:

Effective March 7, 2007 there is a leash law in Barre Town. However, the code of ordinances will not reflect the changes until later this year. For more detailed information contact the Animal Control Officer at the Barre Town Police Department 479-0509..

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