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Phone: 207.474.8976
Fax: 207.612.2037

Dog Licenses - 2018 Dog Tags Available NOW! Register by Jan 31st to avoid $25 late fee!

As required by State of Maine law, every dog over 6 months of age shall be licensed by its owner in the Town/City where the dog resides prior to December 31st of each year. Please bring a certificate of spay/neutering (if applicable), and a current rabies certificate. The fee for spayed/neutered dogs is $6.00 per year, and for unaltered dogs the fee is $11.00 per year. A late fee of $25 will be applied after January 31. Dog licenses can be purchased at the Town Office during regular office hours.
If you have just moved to Canaan and your dog(s) is previously registered at another Maine town please bring your dog license and we can transfer the license and issue you a Canaan municipal tag for $2.00.
You may also register or re-register your dog online this service is available 24 hours a day/7 days a week beginning October 15 through January 31st  at 
All you need is:
·         Credit card
·         Rabies Certificate
·         Veterinarian’s Information
·         License/Tag Number (if re-newal)
·         Spay or Neuter Certificate (if you dog has been altered)