Dog Registrations

BennyThe Town of Braintree requires that all dog owners must register their dog(s) each year.

The purpose of this Ordinance (PDF) is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of all the inhabitants who frequent and live in the town. It is further the purpose of this ordinance to prevent the needless health hazards caused by dog bites and dog feces upon public and private properties.

Dog Licensing Period

The 2021 dog licensing period will run from April 1 until June 30. All renewal requests either in person, by mail or online, must be submitted by this time to avoid a late fee. The licenses will be valid from April 1, 2020, through March 31, 2022.

Register Your Dog Online

Beginning April 1, you can register your dog online for the current licensing period. Use Braintree’s Online Dog Licensing System to license or register your dog.

* Please note that online renewals must have up-to-date rabies inoculation information.

Annual Rabies Clinic

Dog with LeashThe Annual Rabies Clinic will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021 in the Town Hall side parking lot and will run from 10 a.m. until Noon. A vaccination fee of $15.00 per animal will be required.  Clinic sponsored by the Town of Braintree, Braintree Jaycees and Dr. Joseph Cosman, DMV of the VCA.  Staff from the Town Clerk’s Office will be available to assist dog owners to register their dogs for the current year.

More Information

The Office of the Town Clerk will be open during normal business hours for dog license renewals and new licenses.

Anyone seeking more information may contact the Office of the Town Clerk at 781-794-8240.