Dog Registrations

From the desk of Cathy Ferony, Landaff Town Clerk;

How to Register a Dog – April 30, 2023 due date

You will need:

  • A Rabies Certificate
  • Documentation if the dog has been spayed or neutered

Where to Register a Dog

All new dogs are registered at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours or by appointment.

What is the Cost to Register a Dog

  • Puppy (ages 4-7 months) $7.50
  • Neutered or spayed dogs $7.50
  • Unaltered male of female dog $10.00
  • Senior citizen dog $2.00 (owner is 65 or older on the first dog only)

Failure to Register Dog 

Between June 1st and June 20, the Town Clerk’s Office will forward a list of those owners or keepers of dogs that have not been licensed to the Select Board per state law RSA 466:1.  A Dog Warrant will be signed and a civil forfeiture fee will be assessed.   


  • The cost of the annual license fee will be charged
  • A late fee of $1.00 per month, per dog for each month (or part of month) starting June 1
  • A civil forfeiture fee in the amount of $25.00
  • A $7 service fee. 
  • The civil forfeiture will be sent certified mail and payable within fifteen (15) days of receipt of the notice of failure to register your dog(s).
  • If the forfeiture fee is not paid within that time, a summons to appear in court shall be issued in accordance with State law requirements.
  • If you no longer own a dog or the dog is deceased, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at (603)838-6220 or email We will then update your record so that you do not receive any future notices.

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