ARTICLE XIX – MUNICIPAL DOG CONTROL LAW
Section 1B. Late Registration Fee: Any person or entity who fails, prior to March 31 annually, to license and register each and every dog which they own or permanently shelter and support within the boundaries of the Town of Ashby, and pay all associated fees and charges due under any applicable statute or ordinance, will be required to pay to the Town a late fee of $10.00. Anyone acquiring a dog six months of age or older after March 31 in any given year, shall have 30 days from the date of acquisition (which shall be presumed to be the date of issuance of the associated rabies certificate), to register and license the dog, or be subject to a late fee of $10.00.
Massachusetts State Law requires ALL dogs to be registered annually. The cost is $6 for spayed/neutered dogs or $10 for unaltered dogs.
Please stop by the Town Clerk’s office: Mon-Thu 8am-noon, or Wed evenings 5-8pm. Please bring a current copy of each dog’s rabies certificate
$10 late fee for dogs licensed after March 31st.
Dog License Forms can also be found online.