Dog License

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Mail In / In Person Instructions
Fill in Dog Breed, Colors (up to two colors or may list as tricolor), other ID or markings (if any) and Year of Birth of Dog.
Complete owner Information:  Name, Address, Phone
Note type of License with Fees:
$20.00 ($10.00 for seniors) if spayed or neutered
$30.00 ($20.00 for seniors) if not spayed or neutered
There is no fee for Service Dogs (proof required)
Make check payable to: NISKAYUNA TOWN CLERK
Return License Form and check along with proof from the Veterinarian showing that:
Dog is spayed or neutered
Rabies vaccine is up to date – proof needs to show date of vaccine
Mail to:
All proof will be returned to you along with the dog license tag. Note: The dog tag / license number is permanent. The only time a dog license tag is replaced, for a fee of $3.00, is if the original is lost.
According to New York State Law all dogs must be licensed.  In the Town of Niskayuna there is a Leash Law as well as a law that states you must pick up after your dogs. See Police Department page to view Dog Ordinance.
All dogs residing in New York State by law must be licensed.
Strays picked up in the Town of Niskayuna are taken to:
Animal Protective Foundation
53 Maple Avenue
Scotia, NY 12302
(518) 374-3944
Permits for the Niskayuna DOG PARK are available at the Town Clerk's Office.