Milford City Clerk Joanne M. Rohrig reminded residents that dog licenses for the year 2015-2016 should be purchased beginning June 1 to 30 to comply with state statutes.
The following establishments have agreed to participate and have a mail-in application available to the dog-owning general public at their places of business:
Animal Clinic of Milford, 135 Gulf Street; Baybrook Animal Hospital, 56 Quirk Road; Black Birch Farm LLC, 44 Old Gate Lane; Companion Animal Hospital of Milford, 100 Lansdale Avenue; The Groom Room, 801 Boston Post Road; Milford Animal Hospital, 256 Cherry Street; Milford Veterinary Clinic, 525 Boston Post Road; Pond Point Animal Hospital, 632 New Haven Avenue; Shoreline Pet Grooming, 365 New Haven Avenue; Silver Sands Veterinary Center, 17 Seeman's Lane, Snowflake Pet Center, 1 Rowe Avenue, Somers Dog Grooming Services, 632 New Haven Avenue and Milford Canine Center, 664 East Broadway.
All dogs over the age of six months are required to have a current rabies vaccination and must be licensed by July 1 of each year.
In addition, for all newly licensed dogs, certificates proving that the dog has been altered should be submitted to the city clerk's office.
The owner of a dog not licensed is subject to a penalty of $1 per month for each month the dog is not licensed beginning July 1.
Licensing fees are $19 for a non-neutered/non-spayed dog; and $8 for a neutered/spayed dog.
For information call the office at 203-783-3210 or e-mail to cityclerk@ci.milford.ct.us.