STONINGTON — All dogs older than 6 months must be licensed by June 30 for the 2014-2015 year. Licenses are now available in the town clerk’s office, Stonington Town Hall, 152 Elm St., Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Licenses may also be renewed through the mail with a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Dog licenses will also be issued at a rabies clinic for dogs and cats to be held at the Stonington Police Dept., 173 South Broad St., Pawcatuck, on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to noon. The fee for the rabies shot is $20, cash only. All dogs must be on a leash and cats must be in a carrier. The cost of a dog license is $8 for a neutered or spayed dog, and $19 for non-altered dogs. After June 30, by state law, there will be a penalty charge imposed of $1 per month for each month that a dog is not licensed. By state law, all dogs older than 6 months must be licensed every year.