Licensing of Dogs

All Dogs are subject to the Mashpee Leash Law.


In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 140, Section 137, and the provisions of Chapter 79-5.2 of the Mashpee Town By-laws; a license is hereby issued to the person named to keep the dog herein described.  Said dog is numbered and registered as required by said laws, for which a fee has been paid.  

"The owner or keeper of a licensed dog shall cause it to wear around its neck or body a collar or harness... To which shall be attached a tag..."

This license is granted subject to the conditions that the dog herein described shall be controlled and restrained from killing, chasing or harassing livestock.

If a dog is permanently removed to another town a transfer license must be secured in such town.

Every dog three months old or over must be licensed and tagged. Dog tags are available on a one-, two-, or three-year licensing cycle. The license issued to the owner of a dog is based on the expiration of the rabies tag.