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Dog Licenses


General Information

  • Any dog harbored in NYS for more than 30 days must be licensed in NYS
  • Dogs 4 months or older MUST also be licensed in NYS
  • Purchase license at the Town Clerk's Office during normal business hours
  • Must present a current rabies vaccination certificate
  • Town of Ripley Leash Law is in effect
Fees *
  • Dog Spayed/Neutered: $5.00 (Must present original certificate from Veterinarian)
  • Dog Not Spayed/Neutered: $13.00
  • Replacement Dog Tags: $2.00

* After original purchase of dog license, a preprinted dog license renewal form will be mailed each year to owner. Please correct any changes necessary in your mailing address or telephone number. Take the complete renewal form, along with valid rabies certificate and spayed or neutered certificate, to Town Clerk's Office. If renewing by mail, please send complete renewal form, correct fee amount, and the necessary certificates, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

Ripley Town Clerk
P.O. Box 2
Ripley, NY 14775

The Town Clerk's Office will then validate the dog license and return all necessary papers in your self-addressed stamped envelope only.

If your mailing address or telephone number changes, PLEASE make sure that you notify the Town Clerk's Office at 736 - 6881.