Dog Registration

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According to State Law (20 VSA Chapter 193 Domestic Pet or Wolf Hybrid Control)

"All dogs are required to be registered in the town in which they reside by no later than April 1st of each year." After April 1st a $ 4.00 late fee will be added.


Here are some facts:

As of June 26, 2020 there are 85 dogs left to renew for 2020 and 40 that were not licensed at close of 2019 or never licensed.

As of April 1, there were 240 dogs left to register. We have called all dog owners with current


According to State Law (20 VSA Chapter 193 Domestic Pet or Wolf Hybrid Control)

"All dogs are required to be registered in the town in which they reside by no later than April 1st of each year." After April 1st a $ 4.00 late fee will be added.


Here are some facts:

As of June 26, 2020 there are 85 dogs left to renew for 2020 and 40 that were not licensed at close of 2019 or never licensed.

As of April 1, there were 240 dogs left to register. We have called all dog owners with current rabies that still needed to register. For dogs that are waiting for their new vaccine, the licensing fee is $13 for neutered/spayed (or $17 if intact). If you have a new puppy, we can't register it until after it receives it rabies vaccine. Technically dogs do not need to be registered until they are 6 months of age.

For your convenience there are 3 ways to register:

  1. Online: Registration form at the bottom of this page. ( Please avoid using the "Explorer" browser, try any new modern browser like Chrome, Firefox, or Safari which have been updated to the latest version
  2. Walk into the Town Hall ( M-Th 8-4, Fridays 8-12:00 noon)-- as of March 19th, this is not currently an option but there is a drop box outside the Town Hall if you want to leave off an updated certificate
  3. Mail: Jericho Town Clerk Office/ PO Box 67/Jericho VT 05465

Your registration should include the following:

  • The appropriate fee, see below for current fee schedule. -- there is no fee for timely registration by April 1
  • A copy of the current rabies certificate if not already on file.
  • Your dog's registration information, if not already on file.
  • If your veterinarian has exempted your dog from receiving the rabies vaccination, please provide the appropriate documentation signed by your dog's veterinarian.
CURRENT FEE SCHEDULE*
Each Neutered Male or Spayed Female
Each Un-neutered Male or Un-spayed Female
On or Before April 1st
No Fee **
No Fee **
After April 1st (late Fees Apply)
$13.00
$17.00

* As of July 1, 2015 registration fees include statewide surcharge of $5. This covers a rabies control program ($1) and the establishment of funding of a statewide spaying/neutering program ($4). For more information about the V-snip program, go to VSNIP.

**At the Select Board meeting December 29, 2014 a motion was approved waiving the registration fee for all dogs that are registered in time and that have a rabies vaccine on file that is valid through April 1, 2015, in addition the Town will pay the $4 fee to the state for each dog registered in a timely manner.

Checks are make payable to : Town of Jericho

Credit Card payments accepted. A convenience fee applies.

Dog Registration

Welcome to Jericho's new online Dog Registration form! Fill out the details below and attach a copy of your dog's proof of vaccination for rabies. Try not to use the "Explorer" browser, any new modern browser like Chrome, Firefox, or Safari which have been updated to the latest version should work.

If you would rather submit the registration form in person, you may download it here:  Dog Registration Form.

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$13.00 per dog ($17 if not neutered or unspayed) payable to the Town Of Jericho, your dog's tag will be mailed to you as soon as the Town Clerk Office receives payment required
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